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English noun: checker

1. checker (person) an attendant who checks coats or baggage

Broader (hypernym)attendant, attender, tender

Narrower (hyponym)check girl, hatcheck girl

2. checker (person) one who checks the correctness of something

Broader (hypernym)examiner, inspector

3. checker (artifact) one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers


Broader (hypernym)man, piece

Narrower (hyponym)king

Domain categorycheckers, draughts

English verb: checker

1. checker (creation) mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on

Synonymscheck, chequer

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)draw

2. checker (change) variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)motley, variegate, vary

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