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Noun: sketch  skech
  1. Preliminary drawing for later elaboration
    "he made several sketches before starting to paint";
    - study
     
  2. A brief literary description
    - vignette
     
  3. Short descriptive summary (of events)
    - survey, résumé
     
  4. A humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
    - cartoon
     
  5. A short comic routine or humorous scene
Verb: sketch  skech
  1. (art) make a sketch of
    "sketch the building";
    - chalk out
     
  2. Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    "sketch the outline of the book";
    - outline, adumbrate

Derived forms: sketching, sketches, sketched

Type of: depict, describe, description, draw, drawing, drollness, humor [US], humour [Brit, Cdn], summary, sum-up, wit, witticism, wittiness

Part of: publication

Encyclopedia: Sketch