billiards: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bil'yurdz), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
- any of several games played with hard balls of ivory or of a similar material that are driven with a cue on a cloth-covered table enclosed by a raised rim of rubber, esp. a game played with a cue ball and two object balls on a table without pockets. Cf. pool (def. 8).
- billiards (Thesaurus)