- a talk or lecture in which the speaker illustrates points by drawing on a blackboard: The coach gave a chalk talk before the big game.
Origin of chalk talk
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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- US and Canadian an informal lecture with pertinent points, explanatory diagrams, etc, shown on a blackboard
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