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sketchable

[ skech-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈskɛtʃ ə bəl /
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adjective

suitable for being sketched.

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Origin of sketchable

First recorded in 1860–65; sketch + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM sketchable

sketch·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·sketch·a·ble, adjective

Words nearby sketchable

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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.

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