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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tastes, Geology
chalkychalk‧y /ˈtʃɔːki $ ˈtʃɒː-/ adjective  CTHEGsimilar to chalk or containing chalk white chalky soil There were chalky bits in the bottom of the drink.chalkiness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
chalkyThis medicine tastes chalky.In the chalky air of the classroom, still?The surfaces are fresco-like, the pigment dry and chalky, and the palette severely restricted.The fairways were a chalky brown, with big green circles where the sprinklers reached.When they'd stuck up the paintings, which made the room less like a chalky concrete box, they ran downstairs.chalky desert sandI watch chalky earth plains give way to natural forest and fear for their future.Eulah Mae felt her words thick and chalky in her mouth.The lack of urobilin in the feces will be apparent from the light brown to chalky white color of the stools.In great age, the tree becomes chalky white.
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