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character sketch

noun, Literature.
1.
a short essay describing a person; literary profile.
Compare character (def 17).
Origin of character sketch
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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character sketch

noun
1.
a brief description or portrayal of a person's character, qualities, etc
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Contemporary definitions for character sketch
noun

a dramatic portrayal of a unique individual

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