[ skech-uh-buhl ]

  1. suitable for being sketched.

Origin of sketchable

First recorded in 1860–65; sketch + -able

Other words from sketchable

  • sketch·a·bil·i·ty, noun
  • un·sketch·a·ble, adjective

Words Nearby sketchable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sketchable in a sentence

  • The windows looked out on a paintable series of backyards: on a sketchable huddle of old, stained, leaning wooden houses.

    Out of the Air | Inez Haynes Irwin
  • Siena was eminently sketchable, but he had not been industrious.

    Confidence | Henry James
  • It was especially sketchable, and "bits" of it were carried away in many an artist's portfolio.

    Bluebell | Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
  • There are some particularly sketchable cottages in this lane, as will be seen by the illustration over-leaf.