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Princeton's WordNet

  1. checkers, draughtsnoun

    a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces


  1. checkersnoun

    A game for two players played on a chessboard; the players have 12 pieces each, and the object is to capture all the opponent's pieces by jumping over them. Other European varieties have larger boards and more playing pieces.

  2. checkersnoun

    the playing pieces in the game of checkers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Checkers

    a game, called also daughts, played on a checkerboard by two persons, each having twelve men (counters or checkers) which are moved diagonally. The game is ended when either of the players has lost all his men, or can not move them

    Etymology: [See Checher, v.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Checkers

    chek′ėrz, n.pl. the game of draughts.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. checkers

    A game much used by seamen, especially in the tops, where usually a checker-board will be found carved.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of checkers in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of checkers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of checkers in a Sentence

  1. Katie Harbath:

    The ad you wrote us about is currently inactive on our platform and is not running. Should it become active it would then be sent to third party fact checkers where they would have the option to review it.

  2. Emo Phillips:

    My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.

  3. Alan Duke:

    I understand why there are people who don't like fact-checkers because we take away something that they believe in, that we challenge United States. And so the natural reaction is to think,' The fact checkers must be opposed to me,'.

  4. Al Sharpton:

    He was a philosopher at heart that always saw the bigger picture. Even when we would engage in debate I felt he was playing chess while I was playing checkers, mario, you have earned it and your place in history is secure. You can now sleep with the greats.

  5. Jim Acosta:

    While Donald Trump's still licking Donald Trump wounds down in Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump poses a threat to this country, this is not a time to put away our fact checkers in some sort of box on a shelf. They're going to be needed to fact-check this movement. Donald Trump may be going away, but Donald Trump is not.

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    marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    • A. abrupt
    • B. squashy
    • C. dangerous
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