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CHECKERED

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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]

Meaning:

Patterned with alternating squares of color

Synonyms:

checkered; chequered; checked

Similar:

patterned (having patterns (especially colorful patterns))


Sense 2checkered [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by changeable fortune

Context example:

a checkered business career

Similar:

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


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