Definition of checkered flag in English:

checkered flag


  • A flag with a black-and-white checkered pattern, displayed to drivers as they finish a race.

    • ‘The eventful race which followed concluded with the team crossing the line 4th in class at the chequered flag and thus securing valuable points in the championship.’
    • ‘Even though our drivers did not score any points in the race, we decided to pass the chequered flag out of respect for the spirit of the new rules.’
    • ‘How did you feel as you crossed the chequered flag?’
    • ‘However, the order them remained unchanged to the chequered flag.’
    • ‘He won pole position with a blistering qualifying time and controlled the race leading from the green light to the chequered flag, registering the race's fastest lap in the process.’


checkered flag

/ˈCHekərd flaɡ/