Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being chalky.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being chalky.

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  • noun The state of being chalky.

Etymologies

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chalky +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I do think it's appropriate to use the term (after all, that slight chalkiness is not astringency, and needs some kind of term).

    TasteCamp 2009: An Interview with Nick Gorevic

  • Olivia shook out four tablets and popped them in her mouth, poured herself a ginger ale to wash down the chalkiness.

    Starting from Scratch

  • Simon felt a yearning in his gut and a chalkiness at the back of his throat.

    Some Assembly Required

  • The chalkiness of the boys 'spindly arms against their loose tank tops, twiggy wrists in massive gloves, and little faces in big headgear don't do much to break that stereotype.

    Joshua David Stein: Blue Blood: Thinking Outside the Box

  • The white is the only matte that looks good though, when I've seen other darker colors in it the chalkiness is more pronounced and it has a dusty look that I don't like.

    House Paint

  • The white is the only matte that looks good though, when I've seen other darker colors in it the chalkiness is more pronounced and it has a dusty look that I don't like.

    House Paint

  • The white is the only matte that looks good though, when I've seen other darker colors in it the chalkiness is more pronounced and it has a dusty look that I don't like.

    House Paint

  • The white is the only matte that looks good though, when I've seen other darker colors in it the chalkiness is more pronounced and it has a dusty look that I don't like.

    House Paint

  • The white is the only matte that looks good though, when I've seen other darker colors in it the chalkiness is more pronounced and it has a dusty look that I don't like.

    House Paint

  • The white is the only matte that looks good though, when I've seen other darker colors in it the chalkiness is more pronounced and it has a dusty look that I don't like.

    House Paint

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