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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

Wiktionary

  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

  2. Origin: [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.

How to pronounce checkers?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say checkers in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Carly Fiorina:

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

  2. President Barack Obama:

    You've gotta feel bad for the fact-checkers for the Republicans.

  3. Emo Phillips:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Ateev Mehrotra:

    While most doctors know patients are going to the Internet to search for medical advice, in terms of these symptom checkers, I've been surprised that few of my colleagues even knew they existed.

Images & Illustrations of checkers

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