Definition of 'chalky'
Example sentences containing 'chalky'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The voice turns as chalky white as her features. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her hair was dyed bright orange and her face was powdered a chalky white. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)Top dressing also helps to build up the moisture retention on light sandy and chalky soils. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The chalky white arms squeezing my back are as delicious and comforting as slabs of freshly baked ciabatta. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The chalky pastel colours are really on-trend too. The Sun (2013)In seconds his body is cold, chalky white. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All need light, chalky soil. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is bright and creamy, with a white chalky exterior, running fresh rich inside. Food Watch (1994)Although fairly adaptable to a wide range of conditions, they are less happy on very dry or thin chalky soils and most dislike alkaline soils. Winter Garden Glory (1993)WHERE can I get rhododendrons suitable for chalky soil? The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'chalky'
Used Occasionally. chalky is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of chalky from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.