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English definition of “snooker”

snooker

noun [U]     /ˈsnuː.kər/ US  /-kɚ/
a game played by two people in which cues (= long, thin poles) are used to hit 15 red balls and six balls of different colours into six holes around a table covered in soft cloth in a fixed order → Compare pool nounSnooker, pool and billiards
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