Chinese checkers


Chinese checkers

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

: a game in which players move marbles from one hole to another across a playing surface that is shaped like a star

Full Definition of CHINESE CHECKERS

:  a game in which each player seeks to be the first to transfer a set of marbles from a home point to the opposite point of a pitted 6-pointed star by single moves or jumps

First Known Use of CHINESE CHECKERS

1936

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