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Definition of 'snooker'

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Example sentences containing 'snooker'

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My father taught me to play snooker. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We had a relationship one day in the snooker room. The Sun (2008)Or snooker cues that work out the correct angle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The snooker legend has been tad unlucky this series. The Sun (2009)He invites friends over for a game of snooker. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Young people want to play snooker and want to see it played on the biggest stage. The Sun (2015)It has left him hobbling around the snooker table. The Sun (2006)He does enough of that when he is playing snooker. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Fish in the lake or play a game of snooker in the games room. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Except that people gave him loads of money to play snooker. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Come to my place for a game of snooker. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He would have expected to receive short shrift if he had done anything like that in a snooker hall. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But in the stillness of golf and snooker, foul play is clear and unambiguous. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As a result, it is very hard to get away with cheating in golf or snooker. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's the same for anything that involves a snooker cue or a dart board. The Sun (2008)It has a pool and a vast music room, soon to become a snooker room and bar. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I want my snooker to do the talking. The Sun (2016)I love a game of golf or snooker. The Sun (2013)I have the photograph to this day in the snooker room at home. Frankie Dettori with Jonathan Powell FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)I got a snooker cue made for him with his name on to say congratulations on his retirement. The Sun (2013)

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Translations for 'snooker'

British English: snooker /ˈsnuːkə/ NOUN
Snooker is a game involving balls on a large table. The players use long sticks called cues to hit a white ball, and score points by knocking coloured balls into the pockets at the sides of the table.
...a game of snooker.
  • American English: snooker
  • Arabic: لُعْبَةُ السُّنُوكَر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sinuca
  • Chinese: 斯诺克台球
  • Croatian: biljar
  • Czech: kulečník
  • Danish: snooker
  • Dutch: snooker
  • European Spanish: billar modalidad
  • Finnish: snooker
  • French: snooker
  • German: Snooker
  • Greek: σνούκερ
  • Italian: snooker
  • Japanese: スヌーカー
  • Korean: 스누커
  • Norwegian: snooker
  • Polish: snooker
  • European Portuguese: snooker
  • Romanian: snooker
  • Russian: снукер
  • Spanish: billar
  • Swedish: snooker
  • Thai: สนุกเกอร์
  • Turkish: snooker
  • Ukrainian: снукер
  • Vietnamese: trò chơi bi-da

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