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Snookered



noun
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.
verb (used with object)
2.
Slang. to deceive, cheat, or dupe:
to be snookered by a mail order company.
noun
1.
a game played on a billiard table with 15 red balls, six balls of other colours, and a white cue ball. The object is to pot the balls in a certain order
2.
a shot in which the cue ball is left in a position such that another ball blocks the object ball. The opponent is then usually forced to play the cue ball off a cushion
verb (transitive)
3.
to leave (an opponent) in an unfavourable position by playing a snooker
4.
to place (someone) in a difficult situation
5.
(often passive) to thwart; defeat
sniff out

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