Meaning of snooker

snook•er

Pronunciation: (snook'ur, sn'kur), [key]
— n.
  1. a variety of pool played with 15 red balls and 6 balls of colors other than red, in which a player must shoot one of the red balls, each with a point value of 1, into a pocket before shooting at one of the other balls, with point values of from 2 to 7.
—v.t.
  1. to deceive, cheat, or dupe: to be snookered by a mail order company.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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