Definition of 'chequer'
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As a hotel, though, it has a chequered history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When it came to the chequered flag, the blond bombshell tagged with the pop star's name because of his good looks exploded with relief. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As for that chequered past, which had been so much a part of his baggage, he appears to have packed up and moved on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We had a very chequered family life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They look set for a chequered career. The Sun (2010)It is like a hanging lantern with a pink or purple chequered pattern. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Independent financial advisers have their own chequered past but they would be a safer option. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His involvement in rescuing struggling lenders comes in spite of his chequered record during the credit crunch. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The teams face hefty repair bills by the time the chequered flag flies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet online streaming has had a chequered history. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He begins to question not only her eligibility for the award but his own chequered war career. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As he went into hiding last night details of his chequered past emerged. The Sun (2013)The exact origins of the use of the chequered flag to end races are lost in history. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now with the chequered flag in sight they have put the foot on the pedal. The Sun (2011)It is an art form with a chequered history that arouses strong emotions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The civilian employer with a member of the royal family on its payroll has a chequered safety record. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But there are some superstitious folks who might be put off buying a dream home because it has a chequered past. The Sun (2012)His personal life has been chequered. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The family had a chequered past. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has beautiful drooping bells, with a chequered pattern of purples and pinks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His club said that it would take disciplinary action against the player, who already has a chequered record. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has led a chequered life, but is now restored to its full Palladian glory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is also another name for the tree, and comes from the way in which its bark flakes off, leaving a chequered pattern on the trunk. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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