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synonyms for checkered

  • diversified
  • motley
  • quilted
  • spotted
  • variegated
  • checky
  • mutable
  • patchwork
  • plaid
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How to use checkered in a sentence

The field of dreams is nothing if not a place for players with checkered pasts who nonetheless can’t let the game go.
WHAT IF ‘FIELD OF DREAMS’ GOT A DO-OVER? OUR PICKS FOR AN UPDATED LINEUP.NEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 11, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
A small bearded man, Coccia turned up in a blue suit and blue checkered tie, completely inappropriate attire for the outdoors, even though we had agreed that we would take a walk in the forest together.
PLANTS FEEL PAIN AND MIGHT EVEN SEE - ISSUE 104: HARMONYPETER WOHLLEBENJULY 21, 2021NAUTILUS
Dysregulation isn’t the only psych term with a checkered past definition that Kennedy uses in a lighter, more evolved way.
HOW DR. BECKY BECAME THE MILLENNIAL PARENTING WHISPERERDOREE SHAFRIRJUNE 26, 2021TIME
It is well past time for medicine’s checkered past to give way to a future where the fabric of women’s experience is recognized and respected in its entirety.
MEDICAL MYTHS ABOUT GENDER ROLES GO BACK TO ANCIENT GREECE. WOMEN ARE STILL PAYING THE PRICE TODAYELINOR CLEGHORNJUNE 17, 2021TIME
Surveillance technologies and the San Diego border have a checkered history.
BORDER REPORT: MEXICO’S MASSIVE ELECTION, AT A GLANCEGUSTAVO SOLISJUNE 7, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In addition to Brazil’s political debate, Sinovac has its own checkered history to overcome.
A DRUGMAKER’S COVID-19 VACCINE IS 78% EFFECTIVE—BUT CAN IT ESCAPE ITS SPOTTY CORPORATE HISTORY?GRADY MCGREGORJANUARY 8, 2021FORTUNE
In short, the news was exactly of that checkered order which was calculated to put us all in the highest spirits.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She sat all alone, plucking nervously at the red-and-white checkered tablecloth.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
Together we rejoiced at the escape of Sill and Lamson, and made merry over the vicissitudes of my checkered career.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The ground is checkered with flakes of sunlight that fall through the leaves, and over all is the silence of the summer noon.
THE SAXONSEDWIN DAVIES SCHOONMAKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHECKERED

  • brindle
  • brindled
  • checkered
  • discolored
  • flecked
  • motley
  • multicolor
  • multicolored
  • multihued
  • parti-colored
  • piebald
  • pied
  • speckled
  • spotted
  • stippled
  • varicolored
  • variegated
  • versicolor
  • versicolored
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.