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snooker

snook·er

snooker

pronunciation:
snU kr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a type of pocket billiards that is played with fifteen red balls and six balls of other colors.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: snookered, snookering, snookers
definition: (informal) to lure (someone) into a position or situation where success or victory is impossible.