snooker

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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snooker (countable and uncountable, plural snookers)

  1. A cue sport, popular in the UK and other Commonwealth of Nations countries.
  2. (snooker, pool) The situation where the cue ball is in such a position that the opponent cannot directly hit the required ball with it.

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Verb[edit]

snooker (third-person singular simple present snookers, present participle snookering, simple past and past participle snookered)

  1. (intransitive) To play the game of snooker. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. (transitive) To fool or bamboozle.
  3. (transitive, snooker, pool) To place the cue ball in such a position that (the opponent) cannot directly hit the required ball with it.
  4. (transitive, by extension) To put (someone) in a difficult situation.
  5. To become or cause to become inebriated. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English snooker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: snoo‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ukər

Noun[edit]

snooker m (plural snookers, diminutive snookertje n)

  1. snooker

Finnish[edit]

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(index sn)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English snooker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsnuːker/, [ˈs̠nuːke̞r]
  • IPA(key): /ˈsnuːkːer/, [ˈs̠nuːkːe̞r]

Noun[edit]

snooker

  1. snooker

Declension[edit]

Inflection of snooker (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative snooker snookerit
genitive snookerin snookerien
snookereiden
snookereitten
partitive snookeria snookereita
snookereja
illative snookeriin snookereihin
singular plural
nominative snooker snookerit
accusative nom. snooker snookerit
gen. snookerin
genitive snookerin snookerien
snookereiden
snookereitten
partitive snookeria snookereita
snookereja
inessive snookerissa snookereissa
elative snookerista snookereista
illative snookeriin snookereihin
adessive snookerilla snookereilla
ablative snookerilta snookereilta
allative snookerille snookereille
essive snookerina snookereina
translative snookeriksi snookereiksi
instructive snookerein
abessive snookeritta snookereitta
comitative snookereineen
Possessive forms of snooker (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person snookerini snookerimme
2nd person snookerisi snookerinne
3rd person snookerinsa

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English snooker.

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Noun[edit]

snooker m (plural snookers)

  1. snooker

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English snooker.

Noun[edit]

snooker m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. snooker

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
snooker nooker
after "yn", tnooker
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English snooker.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

snooker m inan

  1. snooker

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