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Hooked - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Hooked

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

To be hooked in pool means to be snookered by your opponent. Being hooked means that your opponent has left you with no feasible shot. This allows the opponent to get back to the table without you pocketing any balls.

See: hook, locked up, in jail, jail, snookered, snooker for more on the meaning of "Hooked".

Hooked - Usage

I'm hooked and there is nothing I can do. That prick. He is a prick, but he is skilled at defensive play.

Billiards - Hooked

  • Title: Hooked
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/12/2008 9:41:26 PM

Hooked Comments

  1. ParkerParker from London, England on 5/30/2023 5:24:28 PM

    Why is the term "hooked" used when to referring to being left without a good shot, when the majority of cue sports use the term "snookered"?

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