What is another word for billiards?

Pronunciation: [bˈɪlɪədz] (IPA)

Billiards is a game that has been enjoyed for centuries across the world. It is played on a felt-covered table with two or more players using different colored balls and a cue stick. Some common synonyms for billiards include pool, snooker, and carom. Pool is the most popular variant of billiards played on a table with six pockets, while snooker is played on a larger table with 15 red balls, six colored balls, and a cue ball. Lastly, carom billiards is played on a table without pockets, where the players aim to strike the other balls with their cue ball. Regardless of the variant, billiards remains a classic and beloved game.

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What are the hypernyms for Billiards?

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  • Other hypernyms:

    cue sports, recreational activities, table games, indoor games.

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  • hyponyms for billiards (as nouns)

    • act
      table game.

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Usage examples for Billiards

The Captain only frequented the club, and could best chronicle the names that were great at whist or illustrious at billiards.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
It makes me as sad as when I saw a wedding party at Paris once in a restaurant-the bride was reading a comic paper and the groom was playing billiards with the witnesses.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
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Think of it, playing billiards on his wedding day!
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
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Famous quotes with Billiards

  • I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards. If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere. As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.
    Juan Manuel Fangio
  • It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
    H. L. Mencken
  • Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
    Blaise Pascal
  • We're playing strip billiards.
    Roger Vadim
  • It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
    H.L. Mencken

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