Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a pencil or of pencil drawings.

Etymologies

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pencil +‎ -y

Examples

  • The story was illustrated by Boris Dolgov in his usual soft pencilly look that I love.

    "Day of Judgment" by Edmond Hamilton

  • I suppose it's unlucky to bring peacock's feathers into a house; anyway, there was a blue-pencilly look in my hostess's eye when I took my departure.

    Reginald

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