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chalk white Line breaks: chalk white

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(also chalky white)

Definition of chalk white in English:


[mass noun]
A shade of white resembling chalk: his fair complexion paled to chalk white [as adjective]: a chalk-white face drained of colour
More example sentences
  • I doubt the chalk white will be our final word on colour for the kitchen.
  • This hill was chalk white, shining across the landscape; much like the whitewashed Great Pyramid in Egypt, built at the same time.
  • "In a world of different values these might be the monuments," he says, indicating the chalk-white sculptures around him.
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