French translation of 'checkmate'
(Chess) échec et mat m
1. (Chess) [player] mettre mat
2. (figurative) (= defeat) [enemy, opponent] mettre en échec
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Example Sentences Including 'checkmate'
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As soon as she lifted her fingers from the piece she saw: Seigl would checkmate her king in the next move.THE TATTOOED GIRL (2002)
And it was up to Tony to try to make sure it would be the one that ended in checkmate.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Trends of 'checkmate'
Used Rarely. checkmate is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of checkmate from the Collins English to French Dictionary