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Meaning of CHECKERED

Pronunciation:  'chekurd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  marked by changeable fortune; "a checkered business career"
  2. [adj]  patterned with alternating squares of color

CHECKERED is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: changeable, changeful, checked, chequered, patterned



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Check"ered\ (-[~e]rd), a.
1. Marked with alternate squares or checks of different color
   or material.

         Dancing in the checkered shade.       --Milton.

2. Diversified or variegated in a marked manner, as in
   appearance, character, circumstances, etc.

         This checkered narrative.             --Macaulay.

Thesaurus Terms
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