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  • snookered — [“snuka^d] mod. cheated; deceived. □ I was snookered skillfully and quickly. It was almost a pleasure. □ I got snookered at the service station …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Snookered — If you are snookered it means you are up the famous creek without a paddle. It comes from the game of snooker where you are unable to hit the ball because the shot is blocked by your opponent s ball …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • snookered — adjective /ˈsnuː.kə(ɹ)d/ a) to be in a situation where the cue ball position is such that one cannot directly hit the required object ball. b) to be in a difficult situation, especially where direct action is not possible. Syn: behind the eight… …   Wiktionary

  • snookered — snook·ered || snÊŠkÉ™(r)d / snuː adj. (Slang) defeated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snookered — Adj. Defeated, thwarted …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • snookered — adj. deceived; cheated; swindled …   English slang

  • be snookered — Brit. informal be thwarted or left in a difficult position. → snooker …   English new terms dictionary

  • Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …   Wikipedia

  • Rules of snooker — Snooker table, drawn to scale Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a baize covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. It is played using a cue and snooker balls: one white …   Wikipedia

  • Snooker rules — Snooker is played on a rectangular snooker table, typically 6 feet by 12 feet (1.8 m x 3.6 m), with six pockets, one at each corner and one in the middle of each long side, though pubs and homes often have smaller versions (two thirds or one half …   Wikipedia

  • snooker — [[t]snu͟ːkə(r), AM sn ʊk [/t]] snookers, snookering, snookered 1) N UNCOUNT Snooker is a game involving balls on a large table. The players use a long stick to hit a white ball, and score points by knocking coloured balls into the pockets at the… …   English dictionary

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