noun plural but singular in construction check·ers \ˈche-kərz\

: a game played on a board (called a checkerboard) by two players who each have 12 round pieces called checkers

Full Definition of CHECKERS

:  a checkerboard game for 2 players each with 12 pieces

First Known Use of CHECKERS

CHECKERS Defined for Kids


noun check·ers \ˈche-kərz\

Definition of CHECKERS for Kids

:  a game played on a checkerboard by two players each having twelve pieces


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