chalk talk

noun

: a talk or lecture illustrated at a blackboard

Examples of chalk talk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vollmer and another German former Patriot, Markus Kuhn, will do a meet-and-greet with fans and a football chalk talk. Ben Volin, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Nov. 2022 Sitting in the middle of the living room was their son, absorbing the chalk talk and the rapport and the love of the game until mom chased him to bed. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 10 Nov. 2022 But this car, Lexus’s second generation NX compact crossover—our specimen, a plug-in hybrid called the NX 450h+—requires a fair bit of chalk talk, if not moral calculus. Dan Neil, WSJ, 23 Nov. 2021 Fitzgerald will participate in an exclusive chalk talk for military members, veterans and their families during the event, which takes place at 7 p.m. (Arizona time) via the website SaluteToService.com. Bob McManaman, The Arizona Republic, 9 Nov. 2020 In 87 years of existence, the convention has gone from chalk talks over X's and O's to a haven of discussions and panels on various topics concerning prep athletics in this state. Adam Coleman, Houston Chronicle, 23 July 2019 The annual Football Mom's Spring Clinic/Practice featured two hours of involvement for the 15 participants that began with a 30-minute 'chalk talk' and video session. Mike May, Sun-Sentinel.com, 17 June 2018 When Heimir—pronounced HEY-mir; everyone’s on a first-name basis in Iceland—began his pregame chalk talks in 2012, a time when Iceland was ranked No. Grant Wahl, SI.com, 1 June 2018 On the Friday before the team’s game in Week 5, Ross met with the team’s fan club, the Charger Backers, for a weekly 10-minute chalk talk. Dan Woike, sandiegouniontribune.com, 6 Oct. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chalk talk was in 1873

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“Chalk talk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chalk%20talk. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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