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English definition of “snooker”

snooker

verb [T]     /ˈsnuː.kər/ US  /-kɚ/
UK informal to prevent someone from finishing an intended plan of action: We had intended to go driving around Scotland, but unless I can get my licence we're snookered.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting US informal to deceive or trick someoneCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of snooker verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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