Chinese checkers

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Definition of Chinese checkers

  1. :  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

1936

First Known Use of chinese checkers

1936


CHINESE CHECKERS Defined for English Language Learners

Chinese checkers

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

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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