Chinese checkers

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

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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CHINESE CHECKERS Defined for English Language Learners

Chinese checkers

Definition of Chinese checkers for English Language Learners

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


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