adjective, sketch·i·er, sketch·i·est.
- unreliable or unsafe: That street looks pretty sketchy.
- disreputable or shady: I'd stay away from him; he's got a sketchy past.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sketchysketch·i·ly, adverbsketch·i·ness, noun
Words nearby sketchy
Example sentences from the Web for sketchiest
He spoke nothing but the truth, for he had but the sketchiest acquaintance with the composition of any kind of machinery.In Brief Authority|F. Anstey
A life-history of human culture is a large topic, not to be attempted here even in the sketchiest outline.The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays|Thorstein Veblen
I won't say it is affection, because our relations are usually of the sketchiest description.Captain Macedoine's Daughter|William McFee