What does checker mean?

Definitions for checker
ˈtʃɛk ərcheck·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. checkernoun

    an attendant who checks coats or baggage

  2. checkernoun

    one who checks the correctness of something

  3. checker, chequerverb

    one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers

  4. check, checker, chequerverb

    mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on

  5. checker, chequerverb

    variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns


  1. checkernoun

    One who checks something.

  2. checkernoun

    The clerk who tallies cost of purchases and accepts payment.

    There was a long line at the grocery store because the checker was so slow.

  3. checkernoun

    A playing piece in the game of checkers (British: draughts).

  4. checkerverb

    To mark in a pattern of alternating light and dark spots, like a checkerboard.

  5. checkerverb

    To develop markings in a pattern of alternating light and dark spots, like a checkerboard.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Checker, Checker-work

    Work varied alternately as to its colours or materials.

    Nets of checker-work and wreaths of chain-work for the chapiters which were upon the top of the pillars. 1 Kings, vii. 17.

  2. To Checker, To Chequerverb

    To variegate or diversify, in the manner of a chess-board, with alternate colours, or with darker and brighter parts.

    Etymology: from echecs, chess, Fr.

    The grey-ey’d morn smiles on the frowning night,
    Check’ring the eastern clouds with streaks of light. William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.

    The green leaves quiver with the cooling wind,
    And make a checquer’d shadow on the ground. William Shakespeare.

    As the snake roll’d in the flow’ry bank,
    With shining checker’d slough doth sting a child,
    That for the beauty thinks it excellent. William Shakespeare, Hen. VI.

    The wealthy spring yet never bore
    That sweet, nor dainty flower,
    That damask’d not the checker’d floor
    Of Cynthia’s summer bower. Michael Drayton, Cynthia.

    Many a youth and many a maid,
    Dancing in the checker’d shade. John Milton.

    In the chess-board, the use of each chess-man is determined only within that chequered piece of wood. John Locke.

    In our present condition, which is a middle state, our minds are, as it were, chequered with truth and falsehood. Addison.

    The ocean intermixing with the land, so as to checker it into earth and water. John Woodward, Natural History.

    Here waving groves a checker’d scene display,
    And part admit, and part exclude the day. Alexander Pope.


  1. checker

    A checker is a person or device that examines or verifies something for accuracy or quality. It can also refer to one of the round game pieces used in the game of checkers, or to a pattern of squares, typically used in clothing or other fabrics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Checkerverb

    one who checks

  2. Checkernoun

    to mark with small squares like a checkerboard, as by crossing stripes of different colors

  3. Checkernoun

    to variegate or diversify with different qualities, colors, scenes, or events; esp., to subject to frequent alternations of prosperity and adversity

  4. Checkerverb

    a piece in the game of draughts or checkers

  5. Checkerverb

    a pattern in checks; a single check

  6. Checkerverb


  7. Etymology: [OF. eschequier. See Checker, v. t.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of checker in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of checker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of checker in a Sentence

  1. Pedram Shojai:

    Meditating is like your brain's virus checker, detecting toxic stress and blocking its effects on your physical and emotional health.

  2. Janet Minor:

    I have a spelling checkerIt came with my PCIt plainly marks four my revueMistakes I cannot sea.I've run this poem threw it,I'm sure your pleased too no,Its letter perfect in it's weigh,My checker tolled me sew.

  3. Omar Khayyám:

    Tis all a Checker-board of Nights and days where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays: Hither and thither moves, and mates and slays, and one by one back in the Closet lays.

  4. Gary Weaver:

    This profile is shared by means of me. It is based totally on knowledge approximately How to discover fine worrying? You will have an extensive record of a way to use the run on sentence checker free tenses effectively or you could have the past ideal annoying sentence checker for that. Do you know take a look at sentence shape that the variety of cyber threats and attacks grows each day.

  5. The Durham filing:

    Way back in 2017 Trump -- without any proof -- suggested that former President Barack Obama had ordered wiretaps of Trump Tower phones during the 2016 campaign. And again earlier this year, President Trump insisted that a filing by John Durham confirmed the spying. It did not. As Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler put it last month :.

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Translations for checker

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  • касиерка, касиер, проверител, пулBulgarian
  • ταμίας, ελεγκτής, πούλιGreek
  • kassa, tarkastajaFinnish
  • vérificateurFrench
  • 체커Korean
  • проверки, кассирша, билетёр, чекер, кассир, учётчик, шашка, контролёрRussian

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