- a short essay describing a person; literary profile.Compare character(def 17).
Origin of character sketch
Related Words for character sketchsketch, review, chart, analysis, survey, study, biography, diagram, vignette, vita
Examples from the Web for character sketch
Historical Examples of character sketch
One of these days I must write a character-sketch of Mrs. Nichol.Alone
Translated into French, that might serve as a character-sketch of Anatole France.The Book of This and That
It may be noticed too, by the way, that great novelists are not always equally successful in the character-sketch.
Bliss's MS. book illustrates what I have said in the preface of the change in the character-sketch.
- a brief description or portrayal of a person's character, qualities, etc