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straight pool Syllabification: straight pool

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of straight pool in English:


A form of pool in which the players specify the ball they plan to pocket and which pocket the ball will drop into before taking a shot.
Example sentences
  • If you're thinking that maybe there is grass beginning to grow under Leil's feet, just ask him to play a little one pocket or straight pool sometime.
  • He said that his favorite game is straight pool.
  • The next morning, before the matches started, I had the opportunity to play Jimmy in straight pool.
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