Definition of in pencil
: by using a pencil Write your answers in pencil.
Word by Word Definitions
: an artist's brush
: an artist's individual skill or style
: an implement for writing, drawing, or marking consisting of or containing a slender cylinder or strip of a solid marking substance
: to paint, draw, write, or mark with a pencil
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