- A pencil or stick of coloured chalk or wax, used for drawing: a red crayon [as modifier]: crayon drawingsMore example sentences
- Rosa took her seat and set before her the tools of her trade; coloured pencils, crayons, pens, all carefully labeled in Braille.
- The children experimented with pencil drawings and water colour crayons.
- The drawings on view employ a variety of media, including ink, crayon, pencil, watercolor and gouache.
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- Draw with a crayon or crayons: Will crayoned a picture on a legal pad [no object]: a child crayoning in a colouring bookMore example sentences
- The kid has bandaged two toy cats and two toy horses, all on the left foreleg, and crayoned an X-ray.
- When I was very young I crayoned a big ‘No Smoking’ sign and stuck it in our front window just before the arrival of a chain-smoking neighbour.
- New this year in the Poultry Marquee is a children's area where they can draw, paint or crayon their favourite birds in the show.
mid 17th century: from French, from craie 'chalk', from Latin creta.
More definitions of crayonDefinition of crayon in:
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