characterized by sweeping comprehensiveness with little attention to details: a broad-brush approach to reform.

Origin of broad-brush

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for broadbrush



lacking full detail or information; incomplete or roughanything other than a broadbrush strategy for the industry will be overloaded with detail
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