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Definition of "coaly" [coal•y]

  • Resembling coal. (adjective)
  • Covered in, or containing, coal. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coaly" in a sentence
  • "In this coaly no-time strewn with fallen stars, you are a roaming panther and I am a tangle of snakes."
  • "Nearer, I distinguished the green slime of ditches mixing with the pale drab of dried clay and shiny, coaly patches."
  • "The perspective of squat blue slate roofs and clustering chimneys drifted downward towards the irregular open space before the colliery — a space covered with coaly, wheel-scarred mud, with a patch of weedy dump to the left and the colliery gates to the right."