What is another word for chequer?

753 synonyms found


[ t͡ʃˈɛkə], [ t‍ʃˈɛkə], [ tʃ_ˈɛ_k_ə]

Chequer is a word that is commonly used to describe a pattern or design that is made up of alternating blocks or squares. However, there are several synonyms that can also be used to describe a chequered pattern, including checkerboard, chessboard, plaid, tartan, and gingham. Checkerboard is typically used to describe a black and white pattern that is often seen on game boards, while chessboard refers specifically to the board used in the game of chess. Plaid and tartan are more commonly used to describe a pattern made up of intersecting stripes of different colors, typically associated with Scottish kilts and clothing. Gingham is a more informal term used to describe a pattern made up of small, even checks in one or two colors.

Related words: chess board, chess board game, chess board game rules, 3-d chess board game, chess board game pieces, chess board game strategy

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    Usage examples for Chequer

    It was a chequer-board of Queen-Victoria-streets.
    "America To-day, Observations and Reflections"
    William Archer
    Each buttress is edged with two slender cylindrical pilasters; and each window flanked by two smaller arches, whose surfaces are covered with chequer-work.
    "Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)"
    Dawson Turner
    Were I to continue the detail of a long march through these barren regions, I should soon fatigue, without amusing my reader: I shall, therefore, content myself with observing, that day after day the same dreary prospect presented itself, varied by the occasional occurrence of huge uncultivated plains, which apparently chequer the forest, at certain intervals, with spots of stunted and unprofitable pasturage; upon these there were usually flocks of sheep grazing, in the mode of watching which, the peasants fully evinced the truth of the old proverb, that necessity is the mother of invention.
    "The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815"
    G. R. Gleig

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