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Princeton's WordNet

  1. checkers, draughts(noun)

    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. checkers(Noun)

    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. checkers(Noun)

    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. 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.

  2. El Camino-style:

    Checkers where known for their durability, and when we realized that, with a body-on-frame platform, we were basically building a truck, a pickup version just made sense.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    I've seen the footage. And I find it amazing, actually, that all these supposed fact-checkers in the mainstream media claim this doesn't exist. They're trying to attack the authenticity of the videotape, i will continue to dare anyone who wants to continue to fund Planned Parenthood, watch the videotapes.

  4. Carly Fiorina:

    Well, in this particular case the fact checkers are correct.

  5. 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.

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