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 Dictionary entry overview: What does checkered mean? 

CHECKERED (adjective)
  The adjective CHECKERED has 2 senses:

1. patterned with alternating squares of color
2. marked by changeable fortune

  Familiarity information: CHECKERED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CHECKERED (adjective)

Sense 1checkered [BACK TO TOP]


Patterned with alternating squares of color


checkered; chequered; checked


patterned (having patterns (especially colorful patterns))

Sense 2checkered [BACK TO TOP]


Marked by changeable fortune

Context example:

a checkered business career


changeable; changeful (such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change)

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