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Granny - Billiard Term Definition

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

Definition of Granny

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

A pool player is granny (or is a granny) if he or she has not scored any points / pocketed any balls in a game.


More commonly spelled grannie.

See: grannied, grannie, grannies off, grannys off, down trou for more on the meaning of "Granny".

Granny - Usage

I was granny last night for 5 games in a row. I was granny in the 6th game until almost the end when I finally pocketed a ball.

Granny - Origin and History

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

Billiards - Granny

  • Title: Granny
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/13/2019 3:28:41 AM
  • Last Updated: 1/13/2019 3:54:21 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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