Meaning of “checkmate” in the English Dictionary

"checkmate" in British English

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checkmatenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃek.meɪt/ us /ˈtʃek.meɪt/
checkmate
verb [ T ] uk us

My Dad can always checkmate me within 20 moves.

(Definition of “checkmate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)