Translation of "pawn" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /pɔːn/

any one of the eight least valuable pieces in the game of chess


a person who does not have any real power but is used by others to achieve something

(大物に対する)小者 , 手先に使われる人
The refugees are pawns in an international political dispute.

(Translation of “pawn noun” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)