Chequered – meaning of the word and examples

Having had both successful and unsuccessful periods in your past. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Having a pattern consisting of alternating squares of different colours. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Marked by periods of varied fortune or discreditable incidents. (Oxford Dictionaries)

If a person or organisation has had a chequered career or history, they have had a varied past with both good and bad periods. (Collins Dictionary)

Something that is chequered has a pattern with squares of two or more different colours.


Chequered flag.

Round chequered pattern – racing card template vector image.


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