Definition of checkerboard
1 : a board used in various games (such as checkers) with usually 64 squares in 2 alternating colors
2 : something that has a pattern or arrangement like a checkerboard
Examples of checkerboard in a Sentence
The fields formed a checkerboard of light and dark squares.
First Known Use of checkerboard
CHECKERBOARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of checkerboard for English Language Learners
: a board that is marked with squares of two different colors (such as white and black) and that is used in various games (such as checkers)
: something that has a pattern or arrangement of squares that looks like a checkerboard
CHECKERBOARD Defined for Kids
Definition of checkerboard for Students
: a board marked with 64 squares in two colors and used for games (as checkers)
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