Definition of "kalsomining" []

  • A white or pale tinted wash for walls (noun)
  • To cover with calcimine (verb)
  • Present participle of kalsomine. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kalsomining" in a sentence
  • "Before kalsomining a wall all cracks should be plastered over."
  • "Great activity prevails in this household; I am moved to brush up my dear old home a little, so I have bought some kalsomine, and every minute which can be spared from getting in the hay Jim is kalsomining."
  • "They followed one of the least handsome streets of the city for more than a mile, turned into a cross street, and drew up before a small frame house, from the front of which a sign, painted in white upon a black background, announced to the reading public, in letters inclined to each other at various angles, that whitewashing and kalsomining were"