checker
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈtʃɛkə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtʃɛkɚ/
Noun

checker (plural checkers)

  1. One who checks or verifies something.
  2. One who makes a check mark.
    • 1989, M. Manfred Fabritius, ‎William Borges, Saving the Savings and Loan
      "Essentially," said a senior vice president of the FHLBB of Dallas, "we were checkers of boxes."
  3. The clerk who tallies cost of purchases and accepts payment.
    There was a long line at the grocery store because the checker was so slow.
  4. One who hinders or stops something.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: касси́р
Noun

checker (plural checkers)

  1. A playing piece in the game of checkers (British: draughts).
  2. A pattern of alternating colours as on a chessboard.
Related terms Translations
  • Russian: ша́шка
Verb

checker (checkers, present participle checkering; past and past participle checkered)

  1. (transitive) To mark in a pattern of alternating light and dark positions, like a checkerboard.
  2. (intransitive) To develop markings in a pattern of alternating light and dark positions, like a checkerboard.
Noun

checker (plural checkers)

  1. The fruit of the wild service tree or chequer tree, Photinia villosa, syn. Sorbus terminalis



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