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Related to snookered: schnockered
1. Cheated, conned, or scammed. Nearly 400,000 people ended up getting snookered by the company, which stole almost $35 million in total. I couldn't help feeling like I'd been snookered as I drove off the lot in the second-hand car.
2. slang Drunk. We spent the whole night getting snookered on cheap vodka, so we had the worst hangovers of our lives the next morning. He was so snookered he couldn't even say his own name properly.
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mod. cheated; deceived. I was snookered skillfully and quickly. It was almost a pleasure.
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