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Grannied - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Grannied as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

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: (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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