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sketch

[ skech ]
/ skɛtʃ /
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noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to make a sketch or sketches.

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Origin of sketch

1660–70; <Dutch schets (noun) ≪ Italian schizzo<Latin schedium extemporaneous poem, noun use of neuter of schedius extempore <Greek schédios

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6. See depict.

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British Dictionary definitions for sketch

sketch
/ (skɛtʃ) /

noun

verb

to make a rough drawing (of)
(tr often foll by out) to make a brief description of

Derived forms of sketch

sketchable, adjectivesketcher, noun

Word Origin for sketch

C17: from Dutch schets, via Italian from Latin schedius hastily made, from Greek skhedios unprepared
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