Definition of massé in English:
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'.
Words that rhyme with massébassi, Brassey, brassie, chassis, gassy, Haile Selassie, lassie, Malagasy, Manasseh, massy, sassy, Tallahassee
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan