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English noun: snooker

1. snooker (act) a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball


Broader (hypernym)pocket billiards, pool


Domain category memberssnooker


English verb: snooker

1. snooker (social) fool or dupe


SamplesHe was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)flim-flam, fob, fox, play a joke on, play a trick on, play tricks, pull a fast one on, trick

2. snooker (competition) leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)play


Domain categorysnooker









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