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On The Lemon - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of On The Lemon

On The Lemon is a billiards slang term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.

Being on the lemon is a perceived state by others that one is playing, intentionally, below their real level of skill with the intent of deception for financial gain. When a player is on the lemon, they are said to be sandbagging. Normally in later games, they will begin to play at their real skill level, win the game, and thus, take the money.

See: on the lemonade, lemon, stall, lemonade stroke, sandbagging, sandbag, dump for more on the meaning of "On The Lemon".

On The Lemon - Usage

Bobby is on the lemon again, and I'm getting sick of it. What do you mean? He's loaded now.

Billiards - On The Lemon

  • Title: On The Lemon
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/16/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:42 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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