chalk talk

noun
\ ˈchȯk-ˌtȯk How to pronounce chalk talk (audio) \

Definition of chalk talk

: a talk or lecture illustrated at a blackboard

Examples of chalk talk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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

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First Known Use of chalk talk

1873, in the meaning defined above

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18 May 2021

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“Chalk talk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chalk%20talk. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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