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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley