from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Pocket billiards played with 15 red balls and 6 balls of other colors.
- transitive v. Slang To lead (another) into a situation in which all possible choices are undesirable; trap.
- transitive v. Slang To fool; dupe: "Snookered by a lot of malarkey about drilling costs, a Texas jury ... added $3 billion of punitive damages” ( New Republic).
- transitive v. To leave one's opponent in the game of snooker unable to take a direct shot without striking a ball out of the required order.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cue sport, popular in the UK and other Commonwealth of Nations countries.
- v. To play snooker.
- v. To fool or bamboozle.
- v. To place the cue ball in such a position that the opponent cannot directly hit his/her required ball with it.
- v. To become or cause to become inebriated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A game played with balls on a billiard table.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot
- v. fool or dupe
- n. a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)