1. [syn: calcareous, chalky]
2. of something having the color of chalk;
- Example: "she turned chalky white"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Chalky \Chalk"y\, a.
Consisting of, or resembling, chalk; containing chalk; as, a
chalky cliff; a chalky taste.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate
or calcite or chalk [syn: calcareous, chalky]
2: of something having the color of chalk; "she turned chalky
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
63 Moby Thesaurus words for "chalky":
argent, argentine, branny, canescent, chalklike, comminute,
comminuted, cretaceous, crushed, detrital, detrited, disintegrated,
dusty, efflorescent, farinaceous, fine, flaky, fleecy-white,
floury, frosted, frosty, furfuraceous, gone to dust, grated,
grizzled, grizzly, ground, hoar, hoary, impalpable, lactescent,
levigated, lily-white, marble, marmoreal, mealy, milky, milled,
niveous, pestled, platinum, powdered, powdery, pulverant,
pulverized, pulverulent, pure white, reduced to powder, scaly,
scobicular, scobiform, scurfy, sharded, shredded, silver, silvered,
silvery, snow-white, snowy, swan-white, triturated, white,
white as snow