Definition of Chalk talk

1. Noun. A talk that uses a blackboard and chalk.

Generic synonyms: Talk

Definition of Chalk talk

1. Noun. (context: academia) An informal lecture on an academic subject. ¹

2. Noun. A music hall act in which a performer makes chalk caricatures whilst reciting a monologue ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalk Talk

chalice vine
chalk and talk
chalk bag
chalk dust
chalk line
chalk out
chalk pit
chalk talk (current term)
chalk talks
chalk up
chalk up to
chalked up
chalkhill blue
chalkhill blues

Literary usage of Chalk talk

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1. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1912)
"thought he could talk any kind of chalk talk [not read.] too bad .. . ("Choctaw"?) chalk talk, he thought he could talk any kind of chalk talk H but had to ..."

2. Object Lessons for Junior Work: With Practical Suggestions by Ella Nancy Wood (1897)
"By a little careful thought an acrostic can be planned that will fit the subject and make a very interesting chalk talk. Very often the Juniors can fill out ..."

3. Social--to save: a book of suggestions for the social committees of by Amos Russell Wells (1895)
"A chalk talk. MANY of your societies may contain very fair artists, who with a little encouragement will be able to set before you, possibly not such an ..."

4. Life and Light for Woman by Woman's Board of Missions (1905)
"... of a chalk talk to interest the children. For the benefit of those who were not privileged attend this annual rally 1 want to outline briefly the lesso. ..."

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