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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calcareous, chalkyadjective

    composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk

  2. chalkyadjective

    of something having the color of chalk

    "she turned chalky white"


  1. chalkyadjective

    Consisting of or containing chalk.

  2. chalkyadjective

    Resembling chalk in any way.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chalkyadjective

    Etymology: from chalk.

    As far as I could ken the chalky cliffs,
    When from thy shore the tempest beats us back,
    I stood upon the hatches in the storm. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.

    That bellowing beats on Dover’s chalky cliff. Nicholas Rowe, Royal Convert.

    Chalky water towards the top of earth is too fretting. Francis Bacon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chalkyadjective

    consisting of, or resembling, chalk; containing chalk; as, a chalky cliff; a chalky taste


  1. Chalky

    Chalky was TV chef Rick Stein's rough-haired Jack Russell Terrier dog, who regularly accompanied Stein when filming his popular cookery shows and became recognised and popular in his own right - many of Stein's friends and interviewees claimed he was more famous than the chef himself. The fearless, ferocious yet frequently affectionate terrier was a perfect foil to Stein's phlegmatic demeanor, and added notes of humour to the series. An example was his name. Chalky had his own line of merchandise, including plushes, teatowels, art prints, art paw prints and two speciality beers - Chalky's Bite and Chalky's Bark, brewed by Sharp's Brewery. Chalky was born in August 1989 and died on 13 January 2007, and was still filming with Rick until the last month of his life. His popularity was such that Conservative Member of Parliament Andrew Pelling tabled a motion in the House of Commons lamenting his death.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chalky in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chalky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of chalky in a Sentence

  1. John Zhu:

    Water is just like wine, the sources and minerals determine the taste, if the water has a lot of calcium, it tastes sweet and chalky. If it's rich in magnesium, it tastes metallic. If it contains sodium, it tastes salty.

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