Definition of sidewalk chalk in US English:

sidewalk chalk


North American
  • 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.’