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SNOOKER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does snooker mean? 

SNOOKER (noun)
  The noun SNOOKER has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: SNOOKER used as a noun is very rare.


SNOOKER (verb)
  The verb SNOOKER has 2 senses:

1. fool or dupe
2. leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot

  Familiarity information: SNOOKER used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SNOOKER (noun)


Sense 1snooker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("snooker" is a kind of...):

pocket billiards; pool (any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets)

Domain member category:

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


SNOOKER (verb)


Sense 1snooker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fool or dupe

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Context example:

He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk

Hypernyms (to "snooker" is one way to...):

flim-flam; fob; fox; play a trick on; pull a fast one on; trick (deceive somebody)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2snooker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Hypernyms (to "snooker" is one way to...):

play (participate in games or sport)

Domain category:

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

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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