Checkers vs Dame - What's the difference?

checkers | dame |


As verbs the difference between checkers and dame

is that checkers is (checker) while dame is .

As a noun checkers

is (board games|us|canada|in the singular) a game for two players played on a chessboard; the players have 12 pieces each, and the object is to capture all the opponent’s pieces by jumping over them other european varieties have larger boards and more playing pieces.

checkers

Etymology

From (etyl) .

Noun

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  • (board games, US, Canada, in the singular) A game for two players played on a chessboard; the players have 12 pieces each, and the object is to capture all the opponent’s pieces by jumping over them. Other European varieties have larger boards and more playing pieces.
  • English plurals
  • (board games, US, Canada, in the plural) the playing pieces in the game of checkers.
  • Synonyms

    * draughts (UK)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (checker)
  • Anagrams

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    dame

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British) The .
  • Dame Edith Sitwell
  • (dated, informal, slightly, derogatory, US) A woman.
  • * 1949 , (Oscar Hammerstein II), "(There is Nothing Like a Dame)",
  • There ain't nothin' like a dame'! / Nothin' in the world! / There is nothin' you can name / That is anythin' like a ' dame !
  • A traditional character in British pantomime, a melodramatic female often played by a man in drag.
  • (archaic) , woman.
  • Synonyms

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