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check·er

 (chĕk′ər)
n.
1.
a. One, such as an inspector or examiner, that checks.
b. One that receives items for temporary safekeeping or for shipment: a baggage checker.
2. One of the round flat pieces used in the game of checkers.
3.
a. A pattern of checks or squares.
b. One of the squares in such a pattern.
4. A cashier.
tr.v. check·ered, check·er·ing, check·ers
1. To mark with a checked or squared pattern.
2. To diversify (something) in color, shading, or character; variegate.

[Middle English cheker, chessboard, alteration of escheker, from Old French eschequier, from eschec, check in chess; see check.]

checker

(ˈtʃɛkə)
n, vb
the usual US spelling of chequer
n
1. (Textiles) textiles a variant spelling of chequer2
2. (Chess & Draughts) US and Canadian any one of the 12 flat thick discs used by each player in the game of checkers. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): draughtsman

checker

(ˈtʃɛkə)
n
1. a cashier, esp in a supermarket
2. an attendant in a cloakroom, left-luggage office, etc

check•er1

(ˈtʃɛk ər)

n.
1. a small, usu. red or black disk of plastic or wood, used in playing checkers.
2. checkers, (used with a sing. v.) a game played by two persons, each with 12 playing pieces, on a checkerboard.
3. a checkered pattern.
4. one of the squares in such a pattern.
v.t.
5. to mark like a checkerboard.
6. to diversify in color; variegate.
7. to diversify in character.
[1250–1300; Middle English: chessboard < Anglo-French escheker]

check•er2

(ˈtʃɛk ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that checks.
2. a cashier, as in a supermarket.
3. an employee of a checkroom.
[1525–35]

checker


Past participle: checkered
Gerund: checkering

Imperative
checker
checker
Present
I checker
you checker
he/she/it checkers
we checker
you checker
they checker
Preterite
I checkered
you checkered
he/she/it checkered
we checkered
you checkered
they checkered
Present Continuous
I am checkering
you are checkering
he/she/it is checkering
we are checkering
you are checkering
they are checkering
Present Perfect
I have checkered
you have checkered
he/she/it has checkered
we have checkered
you have checkered
they have checkered
Past Continuous
I was checkering
you were checkering
he/she/it was checkering
we were checkering
you were checkering
they were checkering
Past Perfect
I had checkered
you had checkered
he/she/it had checkered
we had checkered
you had checkered
they had checkered
Future
I will checker
you will checker
he/she/it will checker
we will checker
you will checker
they will checker
Future Perfect
I will have checkered
you will have checkered
he/she/it will have checkered
we will have checkered
you will have checkered
they will have checkered
Future Continuous
I will be checkering
you will be checkering
he/she/it will be checkering
we will be checkering
you will be checkering
they will be checkering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been checkering
you have been checkering
he/she/it has been checkering
we have been checkering
you have been checkering
they have been checkering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been checkering
you will have been checkering
he/she/it will have been checkering
we will have been checkering
you will have been checkering
they will have been checkering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been checkering
you had been checkering
he/she/it had been checkering
we had been checkering
you had been checkering
they had been checkering
Conditional
I would checker
you would checker
he/she/it would checker
we would checker
you would checker
they would checker
Past Conditional
I would have checkered
you would have checkered
he/she/it would have checkered
we would have checkered
you would have checkered
they would have checkered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.checker - an attendant who checks coats or baggage
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
check girl, hatcheck girl - a female checker
2.checker - one who checks the correctness of something
examiner, inspector - an investigator who observes carefully; "the examiner searched for clues"
3.checker - one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
checkers, draughts - a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
king - a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward
man, piece - game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
Verb1.checker - mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
draw - represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
2.checker - variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns
motley, variegate, vary - make something more diverse and varied; "Vary the menu"
Translations

checker

[ˈtʃekəʳ] N
1. (= examiner) → verificador(a) m/f
2. (US) (in supermarket) → cajero/a m/f; (in cloakroom) → encargado/a m/f de guardarropa

checker

n
(of documents etc)Prüfer(in) m(f)
(US, in supermarket) → Kassierer(in) m(f)
(US, for coats etc) → Garderobenfrau f/-mann m

checker

[ˈtʃɛkəʳ] n (person) → controllore m, verificatore m
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