checker


1check·er

noun \ˈche-kər\

Definition of CHECKER

1
archaic :  chessboard
2
:  a square or spot resembling the markings of a checkerboard
3
[singular of checkers] :  a piece in checkers

Origin of CHECKER

Middle English cheker, from Anglo-French checker, escheker, from eschec — more at check
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with CHECKER

2checker

transitive verb
check·eredcheck·er·ing \ˈche-k(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of CHECKER

1
a :  to variegate with different colors or shades
b :  to vary with contrasting elements or situations
2
:  to mark into squares

First Known Use of CHECKER

15th century

Rhymes with CHECKER

3checker

noun

Definition of CHECKER

1
:  one that checks <a fact checker>
2
:  an employee who checks out purchases in a self-service store

First Known Use of CHECKER

1535

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