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Definitions for checkered
ˈtʃɛk ərdcheck·ered

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. checked, checkered, chequered(adj)

    patterned with alternating squares of color

  2. checkered(adj)

    marked by changeable fortune

    "a checkered business career"


  1. checkered(Adjective)

    divided into squares, or into light and dark patches.

    That is a checkered tablecloth.

  2. checkered(Adjective)

    changeable; inconsistent; having variations or uncertainty

    I have a checkered past.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Checkered

    of Checker

  2. Checkered(adj)

    marked with alternate squares or checks of different color or material

  3. Checkered(adj)

    diversified or variegated in a marked manner, as in appearance, character, circumstances, etc

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of checkered in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of checkered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of checkered in a Sentence

  1. Kyle Kashuv:

    Harvard deciding that someone can't grow, especially after a life-altering event like the shooting, is deeply concerning. If any institution should understand growth, it's Harvard, which is looked to as the pinnacle of higher education despite its checkered past.

  2. Klaus Kusters:

    Pfalz has had a checkered record of wine production, after the war they went for quantity, and quality hit rock bottom.

  3. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    How can someone who has had such a long and checkered history not be on the appropriate watch lists and how can someone like that be entirely at large in the community?

  4. Thomas Wadden:

    Healthcare practitioners are still a little wary of weight-loss medications because of this sort of checkered past.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt, The Man in the Arena:

    Far better is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

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