Synonyms for Checkers:
n.checker, domino, bagatelle, checkerboard, board game, counter. •act (noun)
hearts, patience, mah-jongg, baccarat, penny ante, euchre, dominoes, chess, parcheesi, gin, draw poker, bridge, gin rummy, poker, old maid, stud poker, solitaire, contract bridge, hopscotch, blind man's bluff, billiards, canasta, blackjack, draughts, straight poker, rum, quoits, Skat, faro, game, snooker, Chinese Checkers, horseshoes, keno, whist, pinochle, rummy, backgammon, marbles, seven-up, shuffleboard, cribbage, tiddlywinks.
flecks, streaks, checks, striates, stripes, Freckles, dapples, colors, tessellates, colorizes.
Usage examples for checkers
The checkers dropped, and the pencil ceased scratching on the slate, in breathless suspense. – Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis