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Ginned It - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Ginned It

Ginned It is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.


 \ 'jin'd it  \.

The act of making a difficult pool shot perhaps when not expected to do so.

If a player pockets a ball and someone says that player ginned it, they mean that the player made a tough shot really well.

See: gins it for more on the meaning of "Ginned It".

Ginned It - Usage

Thomas really ginned it for the win.

Ginned It - Origin and History

The term comes from the card game "gin-rummy", where one can win the game by "going gin". You call "gin" when you win in an unexpected manner. This occurs when you have a perfect hand.

Billiards - Ginned It

  • Title: Ginned It
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/19/2019 5:31:42 PM
  • Last Updated: 1/19/2019 5:44:27 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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