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Grannies Off - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Grannies Off

Grannies Off is a billiards slang term that is a part of Skill Level Terminology.

Pool players might say ...and grannies off aloud for all to hear, in reference to an opponent, who finally pocketed a ball after having not pocketed a ball for some time (and possibly not having pocketed any ball for one or more innings).

It is a derogatory term meant to razz an opponent.

It has similar meaning to when a sports announcer says ...and he's off when an athlete starts performing a particular sport.

See: granny, grannie, grannied, grannys off, down trou for more on the meaning of "Grannies Off".

Grannies Off - Usage

[Tim finally pockets a ball after going a long time without having done so. Jeff says:] "... and grannies off!"

Grannies Off - Origin and History

Most common in Scotland. Also common in other parts of the UK.

Billiards - Grannies Off

  • Title: Grannies Off
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/13/2019 3:28:41 AM
  • Last Updated: 1/13/2019 3:54:35 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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