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Sweat - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Sweat

Sweat is a billiards slang term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.

To sweat is to watch a billiard match with great interest in the outcome, particularly because a wager is involved. Usually those who sweat are those who have a lot of financial assets at stake and are fearful of a loss by the player or team they have backed.

See: sweating the action, sweater for more on the meaning of "Sweat".

Sweat - Usage

Look at Roger. He has been full of sweat all night, literally. He makes some bad gambling decision.

Billiards - Sweat

  • Title: Sweat
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 5/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:50:00 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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