Meaning of PENCIL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ pens(ə)l ]

( pencils, pencilling, pencilled)


A pencil is an object that you write or draw with. It consists of a thin piece of wood with a rod of a black or coloured substance through the middle. If you write or draw something in pencil , you do it using a pencil.

I found a pencil and some blank paper in her desk...

He had written her a note in pencil.

N-COUNT : also in N


If you pencil a letter or a note, you write it using a pencil.

He pencilled a note to Joseph Daniels.

VERB : V n to n

• pen‧cilled

...folded notepaper with the pencilled block letters on the outside.


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