Associations to the word «Sketch»


SKETCH, verb. To make a brief, basic drawing.
SKETCH, verb. To describe briefly and with very few details.
SKETCH, noun. A rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not intended as a finished work, often consisting of a multitude of overlapping lines.
SKETCH, noun. A rough design, plan, or draft, as a rough draft of a book.
SKETCH, noun. A brief description of a person or account of an incident; a general presentation or outline.
SKETCH, noun. A brief, light, or unfinished dramatic, musical, or literary work or idea; eg. a short, often humorous or satirical scene or play, frequently as part of a revue or variety show, a skit; or, a brief musical composition or theme, especially for the piano; or, a brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or short story.
SKETCH, noun. (informal) An amusing person.
SKETCH, noun. (slang) (Ireland) Keeping sketch: to keep a lookout.
SKETCH PAD, noun. A book or pad with blank pages for sketching; a sketchbook
SKETCH PADS, noun. Plural of sketch pad

Dictionary definition

SKETCH, noun. Preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint".
SKETCH, noun. A brief literary description.
SKETCH, noun. Short descriptive summary (of events).
SKETCH, noun. A humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine.
SKETCH, verb. Make a sketch of; "sketch the building".
SKETCH, verb. Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas".

Wise words

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