Chalky - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtʃɔːki|  American pronunciation of the word chalky
Brit.  |ˈtʃɔːki|  British pronunciation of the word chalky

adjective

- of something having the color of chalk

she turned chalky white

Examples

The teacher handed her a piece of chalk and asked her to write the answer on the chalkboard.

He put chalk marks on the stage to show the actors where they should stand.

They drew pictures on the sidewalk with colored chalks.

She chalked a message on the side of the barn.

He chalked the stage to show the actors where they should stand.

There were chalky bits in the bottom of the drink.

The beech-tree is in high, chalky, and gravelly soils.

a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white

Word forms

adjective
comparative: chalkier
superlative: chalkiest
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