- 1snooker somebody (in the game of snooker) to have your opponent in a snooker (2) See related entries: Pool and snooker
- 2snooker somebody/something (British English, informal) to make it impossible for somebody to do something, especially something they want to do Any plans I'd had for the weekend were by now well and truly snookered.
- 3snooker somebody (North American English, informal) to cheat or trick somebody Word Origin late 19th cent.: of unknown origin.
BrE BrE//ˈsnuːkə(r)//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnuːkər//[usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they snooker
BrE BrE//ˈsnuːkə(r)//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnuːkər//he / she / it snookers
BrE BrE//ˈsnuːkəz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnuːkərz//past simple snookered
BrE BrE//ˈsnuːkəd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnuːkərd//past participle snookered
BrE BrE//ˈsnuːkəd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnuːkərd//-ing form snookering
BrE BrE//ˈsnuːkərɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnuːkərɪŋ//Pool and snooker