A checkered history means that the history of someone or something is partly good (white) and partly bad (black), like the alternating black and white squares on a checker board.
North American: checkers, played on a checkerboard
British: draughts, played on a draughtboard / chequerboard
Example of usage
SIMILAR EXPRESSION: a checkered past:
"The reformed gang leader hoped that his new girlfriend would never discover his checkered past"
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Not sure of the origin, but a checkered history (or checkered past) means some good and some bad. Maybe it comes from the black and white colours of a chequer board ?
the finish line
To form into squares or checkers; to lay with checkered work., Tessellated.
Checkered elephant shrew.
A checkered career ( or life) has a lot of black marks, that is failures and ignominies in it.
You can find checkered skinny at Hot Topic.
Checkered Flag or Crash was created in 1977.
No Purple and Black CheckeredAccording to the Duck Tape website, there is not purple and black checkered duct tape.
The checkered cap was deemed appropriate for golf and weekend motoring.
The duration of Checkered Flag or Crash is 1.58 hours.
The Checkered Cow Burgers - 2013 The Checkered Cow Burger 1-1 was released on: USA: 26 May 2013
I believe it's called gingham checkered pattern
The word is spelled checkered. Example: The boy wore a checkered shirt with plaid pants.
Checkered Flag - album - was created in 1963-09.
Checkered Flag - video game - was created in 1994.
Checkered Flag - video game - happened in 1991.
what is the meaning of the s in the sample history format
Blue white checkered flag is used in formula races when the winner crosses the line.
The checkered flag signifies the end of the race. It also just symbolizes racing in general.
Doing the Hitman Tier jobs will give you a chance to pick up the checkered tie.
speed demon checkered boars are the best yes its real
As I understand if the stock is checkered it is pre WWII. If not checkered, then after. Good shape $ 45.00 to $ 90.00. John