Origin of chalky
OTHER WORDS FROM chalkychalk·i·ness, nounnon·chalk·y, adjectiveun·chalk·y, adjective
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How to use chalky in a sentence
A chalky ring on the surrounding cliffs marked where the waterline once reached, like the residue on an empty bathtub.40 Million People Rely on the Colorado River. It’s Drying Up Fast.|by Abrahm Lustgarten|August 27, 2021|ProPublica
These products have found huge popularity among women of color who are thrilled to have moisturizers that don’t leave them looking chalky or too shiny and protect them from the sun’s rays.Why Are Sunscreen Ads Ignoring, and Failing, People of Color?|Kristopher Fraser|May 28, 2021|The Daily Beast
Traditional sidewalls make for powerful edging on cold and chalky alpine snow, since the ski has no caps.
If you tend to ski in low-tide conditions on chalky steeps, start with waist widths between 90 and 100 millimeters.
Start with a visit to Mono Lake, a body of water with a chemistry so complex that chalky, stalagmite-like towers of tufa rise from its bed.
And, thanks to Jimmy, Chalky (Michael Kenneth Williams) got revenge on the Klansmen who shot up his warehouse.‘Homeland,’ ‘Revenge,’ ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and More: Where We Left Off|Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez|September 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Chalky by all means is a businessman and he is in it for the money, the power, the prestige, and the status.
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The corporal, rather chalky-looking under his tan, stepped forward and laid a hand on MacRae's shoulder.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The outskirts of the town were coming in sight; grey houses bleakly climbing chalky heights.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
Navvies, all white with that chalky whiteness of dried bones, were passing by, carrying their tools and wallets.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
Observe ye not yon chalky precipice, to the right of the Norman bridge?Lavengro|George Borrow
They abound on the chalky downs and in some sandy districts, but not in the clays.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1|Gilbert White