Grannied - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Grannied
Grannied is a billiards slang term that is a part of Skill Level Terminology.
A pool player has been grannied when they have been defeated a cue sport game without scoring a single time e.g. having not pocketed a single ball.
Similar to the New Zealand term down-trou
In cue sports, grannied is a derogatory term, and typically used as a verb.
A player can be granny/grannie during a game when they have not yet scored any points. In this case a player might say "grannie's off" when they finally pocket a ball e.g. to signify that they are finally off (on a streak to win) as if to say "and he's off".
See: granny, grannie, grannies off, grannys off, down trou for more on the meaning of "Grannied".
Grannied - Usage
I grannied myself tonight in the game, but I grannied James twice last night up at the Jackson Cue Club.
Grannied - Origin and History
The origin of the term "grannied" is unclear.
It is most commonly known as a Scottish term which started being used in cue sports dating back to at least the 1970s but likely well before that. *Grannied* is considered to be universally understood among pool players in Scotland, and is most commonly used in Scotland and other parts of the UK.
Billiards - Grannied
- Title: Grannied
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/13/2019 2:57:13 AM
- Last Updated: 1/13/2019 3:36:44 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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