Meaning of chalky

chalk•y

Pronunciation: (chô'kē), [key]
— chalk•i•er, chalk•i•est.
  1. of or like chalk.
  2. of a chalklike consistency: chalky soil.
  3. without resonance, color, warmth, etc.: several high tones that were quite chalky.
  4. lacking in detail, due to extreme contrast: a chalky print.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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