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synonyms for snooker

  • choke off
  • crimp
  • foil
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • stall
  • stonewall
  • thwart
  • balk
  • block
  • confound
  • corner
  • crab
  • cramp
  • defeat
  • mystify
  • nonplus
  • pigeonhole
  • prevent
  • puzzle
  • shelve
  • stump
  • cramp one's style
  • cut off
  • dead-end
  • give the runaround
  • hang fire
  • hang-up
  • hold off
  • hold up
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
  • throw a monkey wrench into
See also synonyms for: snookered / snookering / snookers

antonyms for snooker

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  • abet
  • advance
  • aid
  • assist
  • forward
  • help
  • support
  • allow
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • explicate
  • let go
  • release
  • encourage
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How to use snooker in a sentence

In some rooms it is considered fair and part of the game to snooker an opponent deliberately; in others the practice is condemned.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 7VARIOUS
A four-handed game of snooker is in as rapid progress as is reasonably possible.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, JULY 25, 1917VARIOUS
But Snooker, as usual, tried to sneak away, his tail between his legs.
BLISS, AND OTHER STORIESKATHERINE MANSFIELD
My dear Jimmie, have I changed so much, then, since last we played snooker together in the club?
THE MESSAGELOUIS TRACY
A year ago young Snooker had done a month for one of those very trout.
MR. BRITLING SEES IT THROUGHH. G. WELLS
But Snooker spent all his spare time biting and snuffling, and he stank abominably.
BLISS, AND OTHER STORIESKATHERINE MANSFIELD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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