chalk up

verb

Definition of chalk up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  ascribe, credit chalked up his failures to inexperience

  3. 2 :  attain, achieve chalk up another victory

Examples of chalk up in a Sentence

  1. let's chalk up her weird behavior to simple nervousness

  2. chalked up a record in singles tennis that is likely to stand for a long time

First Known Use of chalk up

1826



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