One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Thick sticks of colored chalk of a type used for writing or drawing on sidewalks or other hard outdoor surfaces.‘use some sidewalk chalk and make a hopscotch grid’‘we drew on the driveway with sidewalk chalk’
- ‘Broken pieces of sidewalk chalk can also be used to make unique textured works of art.’
- ‘For the more artistically inclined, sidewalk chalks in a multitude of hues will keep pavement Picassos occupied.’
- ‘For the past 16 years, Fraser has been making sidewalk chalk art all over the city.’
- ‘Dash around the campus with a box of sidewalk chalks, leaving gigantic messages on the roads, and then disappear before anyone sees you.’
- ‘Drawing with sidewalk chalk on the wet pavement is also fun.’
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