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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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