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snooker

noun [U] uk   /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
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verb [T] uk   /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. US informal to deceive or trick someone
Translations of “snooker”
in Arabic لُعْبة البِلْيارْدو…
in Korean 스누커…
in Malaysian snuker…
in French (sorte de) jeu de billard…
in Turkish bir tür bilardo oyunu, sunuker…
in Italian gioco di biliardo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斯諾克撞球,撞球…
in Russian снукер…
in Polish snooker, bilard…
in Vietnamese trò chơi bi-da…
in Spanish snooker, billar ruso…
in Portuguese sinuca…
in Thai สนุกเกอร์…
in German das Billardspiel…
in Catalan billar de 22 boles…
in Japanese スヌーカー(ビリヤードから派生した競技)…
in Indonesian bilyar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斯诺克台球…
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