Pencil in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Pencil

(transitive) To write (something) using a pencil. | (transitive) To mark with, or as if with, a pencil. | A writing utensil with a graphite (commonly referred to as lead) shaft, usually blended with clay, clad in wood, and sharpened to a taper.

Short Example Sentences for Pencil

  • 1. Half the pencil disappeared. 🔊
  • 2. Then he took out a pencil and memorandum book. 🔊
  • 3. Betty took her pencil from behind her ear. 🔊
  • 4. His hotel was written in pencil under his name. 🔊
  • 5. I seized my pencil with enthusiasm at the thought. 🔊
  • 6. I once had recourse to my pencil as a desperate experiment. 🔊
  • 7. Ted made another hole and put another pencil into it. 🔊
  • 8. His ears are erect with a pencil of black hair at the tips. 🔊
  • 9. As if dully hypnotised, he took out a pencil and notebook. 🔊
  • 10. The promise is in the pencil of Creswick. 🔊
  • 11. The part of the pencil still in sight didn't come with it. 🔊
  • 12. Tom Osby's pencil followed rapidly as it might. 🔊
  • 13. Nancy couldn't get a pencil behind her ear even if she wanted to. 🔊

How to use Pencil in Sentences?

  • 1. He may with his pencil endeavour to connect each fountain with the gate of its own colour. 🔊
  • 2. She was making calculations at her desk with a blunt pencil on a scrap of paper. 🔊
  • 3. And he got out his pad and pencil and stood in that nice way of his at attention. 🔊
  • 4. With your pencil start from your house and make a dotted line to show how you come to school. 🔊
  • 5. The photographic art has made even the light of the sun a substitute for the pencil of the artist. 🔊
  • 6. Her countenance was pale as death, while the hand holding the small pencil trembled. 🔊
  • 7. I am mercifully unhurt, and write this line in pencil on the top of a drum to assure you thereof. 🔊
  • 8. It is a string of nearly inconsecutive thoughts written in pencil in a fine, tall, sprawling hand. 🔊
  • 9. The strange glows and shadows of her character are put in lovingly and lingeringly, with the pencil of a master. 🔊
  • 10. The pencil snapped at the point it entered the next dimension but the broken end of the far piece was not to be seen. 🔊
  • 11. The check-book and indelible pencil which every sheep and cattleman carries were in the inside pocket of his coat. 🔊
  • 12. She came slowly through the hail from the direction of the dining-room, a blank-book and a pencil in her hand. 🔊
  • 13. Without waiting for permission, he put the pencil carefully into the place he'd pointed the box. 🔊
  • 14. She pretended to be writing something on the telephone pad with a stubby pencil tied to a string, until she recovered her composure. 🔊
  • 15. The young lady had a small writing tablet with a tiny pencil attached, secured by a ribbon at her waist. 🔊
  • 16. A moment later he was tearing open an official urgent telegram and writing a string of figures in pencil across the top. 🔊
  • 17. Yet when the cartoonist came on deck the victims of her pencil were all ready to smile at her, and return her property without resentment. 🔊
  • 18. After some moments of consideration, with pencil suspended and eye attentive, the artist commenced drawing. 🔊
  • 19. Sometimes I amused myself with my pencil in portraying the image that was ever present to my imagination. 🔊
  • 20. Under an ash-colored sky, the fields have been combed and rolled till they appear to have been finished with a pencil instead of a plough. 🔊
  • 21. On the wall, over the sofa, between the overcoat and the cloak hanging on the wall, was a pencil drawing of a young girl. 🔊
  • 22. He was a fluent linguist, a ready and graceful master of the pencil and brush, and very well versed in the schools of military design. 🔊