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.

Examples

Chequered flag.

https://www.funkyleisure.co.uk/chequered-flag-1007-p.asp

Round chequered pattern – racing card template vector image.

https://rfclipart.com/round-chequered-pattern-racing-card-template-17221-vector-clipart.html

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