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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
  • And instead of a lustrous sheen, the pearl's surface was chalky-white, and covered with splits and cracks.
  • Perspiration showed up as tiny chalky-white lines of salt around my neck.
  • "In Italy," Auriemma says during a demonstration, while slicing up a few chalky-white samples, "mozzarella is just like bread."

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