Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of or containing chalk: as, “thy chalky cliffs,”
- Resembling chalk in any way: as, a chalky taste; a chalky fracture.
- adj. Consisting of or containing chalk.
- adj. Resembling chalk in any way.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Consisting of, or resembling, chalk; containing chalk.
- adj. of something having the color of chalk
- adj. composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk
“Not sure how goat cheese is described as chalky unless it's in reference to it's colouring.”
“Not excited about the idea of chalky, chemical-flavored fritters, I guessed that the editors must have meant four teaspoons, which wound up working beautifully here.”
“Carbon dioxide emissions are causing the world's oceans to become more acidic, which is a threat to creatures that have "chalky" skeletons (including corals).”
“She also had a kind of chalky powder she mixed with the water to produce excellent milk.”
“There were two or three well-known men whose pale faces made the same kind of chalky and spectral spots amid the green of the trees as the plaster of the statues.”
“Thank goodness for people who are educated enough to realize the difference between purchasing a pet from a reputable breeder and a "chalky" petstore.”
“If you have ever taken a winery tour, you will most likely recall the guide describing the soil with terms such as chalky, claylike, gravelly or volcanic.”
“One Bwog associate, usually useful as a leftovers-consumer, described them as "chalky" and politely declined to finish the portion.”
“Then I drove up to where they're openin 'the clay pit -- you know, that fine, white chalky stuff we saw 'em borin' out just outside the hundred an 'forty acres with the three knolls.”
“My secret: I horded NECCO wafers, those appalling chalky discs that raise glucose welts on the tongue.”
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