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Meaning of "uckers" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UCKERS

uckers  [ˈʌkəz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UCKERS

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adjective
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uckers is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UCKERS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

uckers

Uckers

Uckers is a two- or four-player board game traditionally played in the Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. It is believed to originate in the 18th/19th centuries from the Indian game Pachisi although the first reference to it in print does not appear until 1946. It is mentioned in a diary by EJF Records in 1937 as Huckers. Uckers is generally played using the rules stated below, but they vary from one branch of the Royal Navy to another. It is also played in units of the Army Air Corps where it was introduced by aircraft technicians on loan from the Fleet Air Arm in the late 1950s/early 1960s. Uckers boards can also be found in every RAF Squadron crewroom, where the game is an integral part of crewroom life, especially with the Aircraft Technicians. Most RAAF crew rooms feature uckers boards also. In addition to the units services, units mentioned, uckers was also played by units in the Royal Artillery, particularly meteorologists.

Definition of uckers in the English dictionary

The definition of uckers in the dictionary is a type of board game similar to ludo and played by people in the navy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UCKERS


acres
ˈeɪkəz
Americas
əˈmɛrɪkəz
anchors
ˈæŋkəz
baker´s
ˈbeɪkəz
blinkers
ˈblɪŋkəz
bonkers
ˈbɒŋkəz
checkers
ˈtʃɛkəz
crackers
ˈkrækəz
flickers
ˈflɪkəz
Junkers
ˈjʊŋkəz
knickerbockers
ˈnɪkəˌbɒkəz
knickers
ˈnɪkəz
knockers
ˈnɒkəz
Moluccas
məʊˈlʌkəz
nutcrackers
ˈnʌtkrækəz
Shakers
ˈʃeɪkəz
sneakers
ˈsniːkəz
whiskers
ˈwɪskəz
wukkas
ˈwʌkəz
Yonkers
ˈjɒŋkəz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UCKERS

ubiquity
UBR
Ubuntu
UC
UCAS
UCATT
Ucayali
UCCA
Uccello
UCE
UCL
UCT
UCW
UDA
Udaipur
udal
Udall
udaller
UDC
udder

WORDS THAT END LIKE UCKERS

camiknickers
cat´s whiskers
conkers
French knickers
hunkers
immigrant workers
knackers
movers and shakers
oddsmakers
power workers
side whiskers
starkers
the cat´s whiskers
the Shakers
train-workers
undercrackers
winkle-pickers

Synonyms and antonyms of uckers in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «uckers» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UCKERS

Find out the translation of uckers to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of uckers from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «uckers» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

uckers
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

uckers
570 millions of speakers

English

uckers
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

uckers
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

uckers
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

uckers
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uckers
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

uckers
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

uckers
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uckers
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

uckers
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

uckers
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

uckers
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uckers
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uckers
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

uckers
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Uckers
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uckers
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uckers
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uckers
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

uckers
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uckers
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

uckers
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uckers
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

uckers
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uckers
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uckers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UCKERS»

The term «uckers» is normally little used and occupies the 116.714 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UCKERS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about uckers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UCKERS»

Discover the use of uckers in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uckers and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Room for Improvement
This was a much appreciated art form as it gave us more time to play Uckers. Uckers was brought to the Army by the first aircraft technicians who transferred from the Navy. The only army personnel I have seen play it are those involved with ...
2
From the Sublime to the Ridiculous
One of the most bizarre games played on the upper deck was' uckers,' an adult version of the children's board game of ludo, with absolutely no rules. The chief shipwright made a plywood 'uckers' board measuring five foot by five foot; the ...
Brian(bill) Haley Bem, 2011
3
Beaumont
UCKERS'. USEUM OF HOBBIE- It is evident from this photograph of a large group of visitors that Tuckers' Museum of Hobbies in Beaumont was an active site . It is interesting to observe that Beaumont pioneer Guy Bogart is among the group, ...
Kenneth M. Holtzclaw, Jeff Fox, 2007
4
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
This could—via hack off, remove (the 'men')—account for uckers. uck out. To clean (a ship or part thereof) thoroughly, esp. of dirt: RN lowerdeck: late C.19~20. Perhaps ex prec., but prob. aphetic for muck out, to rid of muck. uckers. The game  ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
5
Cross and Circle Games: Trivial Pursuit, Ludo, Parcheesi, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Books LLC, 2010
6
Aviation at the Edge: 42 Years Of Comradeship, Tragedy and ...
Bristow employees were thankfully allocated individual cabins with showers. When not working, eating or sleeping we hung out in a Portakabin crewroom, playing the board game Uckers and watching movies. Uckers is played on a common ...
John Flexman, 2012
7
The Greenhouse, Hot House, and Stove: Including Selected ...
Flowers in Ma and September, in sandy loam. uckers. Shining Haworthia. ( Hawoftllia nitida.) Flowers in July, in sandy loam. Suckers. Expanded Haworthia. ( Howorthia upama.) Flowers in July and November, in sandy loam. Suckers. Hybrid ...
Charles McIntosh, 1840
8
Boiler-house Philosophers
U.A Under 20yrs of age & not in receipt of daily rum ration. Uckers Naval board game similar to Ludo. In origin a variation of the India game Pachisi that was brought to England under the The 2nd Tour 157 name Ludo around 1896 & patented.
Colin Lambird
9
One of Our Submarines
But most popular of all was “Uckers,” a special form of ludo which was played with great enthusiasm every night; Uckers competitions between the various messes, wardroom included, were a regular feature of our daily life. One day the  ...
Edward Young, 2004
10
The Battlecruiser HMS HOOD: An Illustrated Biography 1916-1941
Marines play a game of 'uckers in the starboard battery, c.1935. The pile of 5.5in cordite cartridge cases behind indicates that the gun may shortly be in action. HMS Hood Association/Willis Collection 147 RBS, p. 151. 148 Iago,Letters (at sea, ...
Bruce Taylor, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UCKERS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uckers is used in the context of the following news items.
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Vlogger Camilla Uckers chega a Manaus para festa 'Valei-me'
MANAUS - "Quem nasceu piriga, nunca vai ser diva", com esse refrão a vlogger Camilla Uckers alcançou a marca de 5 milhões de visualizações em seu canal ... «Portal Amazônia, Jul 15»
2
Festa Valei-me completa 4 anos em Manaus
MANAUS - As divas da internet Camila Uckers e Rochelly Santrelly prometem colocar os manauaras para dançar. Elas participam da quinta edição da festa ... «Portal Amazônia, Jul 15»
3
A internet é nossa!
Ao lado de Diego Jovino (criador do Suricate Seboso) e da vlogueira Camilla Uckers, ela é convidada do Encontro de Blogueiros com o tema “A força da ... «O POVO Online, May 15»
4
$ay $o long to $hifty $hanesha, $uckers, $he's $miling
$hanesha Taylor, who wept in her booking photo then laughed all the way to the bank -- with your money -- has been $entenced to 18 years $upervised ... «azcentral.com, May 15»
5
Camilla Uckers fala sobre preconceito e revela amor aos gays
Foi em 2010 que a cearense Camilla Uckers se tornou conhecida, após fazer um vídeo no Youtube 'indignada' com o site EGO, que errou na escrita do nome ... «Conta Mais, Apr 15»
6
Verão musical 2015 reúne Pablo, Camilla Uckers, Mark Ronson …
Se fosse possível juntar todo mundo que tá bombando, seria preciso um pau de selfie bem longo para incluir Camila Uckers, cantora de Quem Nasceu Piriga e ... «Virgula, Jan 15»
7
One Direction 2015: New Album to Feature Camilla Uckers, Meghan …
One name that has popped up is Uckers, a Brazilian singer, who started tweeting about her supposed collaboration with the band, especially about a song ... «Latinos Post, Jan 15»
8
Brazilian popstar Camilla Uckers claims she's working on a 'new …
If you're wondering what the Uckers we're yappin' on about, let us (try to) explain. Essentially loads of her tweets are in Brazilian and it's all a bit much to take in ... «Sugarscape, Jan 15»
9
One Direction sortiront bientôt un duo avec une chanteuse …
... brésilienne, Camilla Uckers, qui sortirait bientôt une chanson avec les One Direction. Découvrez l'annonce de Camilla Uckers sur son compte Twitter ! «Fan2.fr, Jan 15»
10
Justin Bieber: Selena Gomez o Camilla Uckers? Lui è pazzo di un …
La vita sentimentale di Justin Bieber si fa sempre più intricata, ma dopo Selena Gomez e Camilla Uckers spunta un'altra donna, che avrebbe fatto perdere la ... «meltyfan.it, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Uckers [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/uckers>. Jun 2021 ».
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