noun[usually as modifier] Billiards & Snooker
A stroke made with an inclined cue, imparting swerve to the ball: a massé shot
More example sentences
- In the movies, the star is shown sinking several balls at once, or performing beautiful massé shots.
- It will be very difficult for a student to learn how to aim if the ball does not follow a straight line. Advanced players use curve and massé shots to their advantage, but they know how, and it is not an accident.
- You want the cue ball to massé right slightly, into the object ball so that it will widen the angle to the rail.
late 19th century: French, past participle of masser 'make a massé stroke'.