Sketch

Definitions of "Sketch"

A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study. noun

A brief general account or presentation; an outline. noun

A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story. noun

A brief composition, especially for the piano. noun

A short, often satirical scene or play in a revue or variety show; a skit. noun

An amusing person. noun

To make a sketch of; outline. intransitive verb

To make a sketch. intransitive verb

A brief, slight, or hasty delineation; a rapid or offhand presentation of the essential facts of anything; a rough draft; an outline: as, in literature, the sketch of an event, a character, or a career. noun

In art: noun

The first suggestive embodiment. of an artist's idea as expressed on canvas, or on paper, or in the clay model, upon which his more finished performance is to be elaborated or built up. noun

The word "Sketch" in example sentences

Yet he read, without complaint and without a fee from his wealthy protégé, not only the title sketch but twenty-seven other pieces, recommending eighteen for the collection—some eighty thousand words.30 Osgood hustled it all into a June printing. Mark Twain

Yet he read, without complaint and without a fee from his wealthy protégé, not only the title sketch but twenty-seven other pieces, recommending eighteen for the collection—some eighty thousand words.30 Osgood hustled it all into a June printing. Mark Twain

As the title sketch of a Mark Twain collection, its popularity was practically guaranteed in advance. Mark Twain

As the title sketch of a Mark Twain collection, its popularity was practically guaranteed in advance. Mark Twain

It wasn't so very long ago that mere mention of the phrase "sketch show" was enough to usher a blitzkrieg of yawns from even the most dedicated Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

A sketch is a sketch is a sketch … its what is on my mind at the moment and it is what it is. EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Sketch a Day: 01-12-2008

Rodney Harrison, who knows everybody who _is_ anybody, has introduced me to some vaudeville-powers-that-be and I am encouraged to try my hand at what they call a sketch -- a one-act play. Jane Journeys On

The whole combination of curves which go to make up this sketch is a curious arrangement of words inscribed with the utmost care, in the smallest of characters. The Filigree Ball

Verrazzano, reproduces one (No. XV, a) which he describes as a sketch of No.th America, from a map of the new world, in an edition of Ptolemy printed in Basle, 1530. The Voyage of Verrazzano A Chapter in the Early History of Maritime Discovery in America

But own that I am right: what you call a sketch from Kenelm Chillingly — Complete

While kind of sketch, is is not as sketch as it seems (according to some friends of mine). Found in SF Chinatown

Anyway, the new sketch is interesting, to be sure. Latest Lents Park stadium drawing: 360 parking spaces (Jack Bog's Blog)

Created with markers, colored pencil, brush, pen & ink on white paper, this 8 "x 10" color sketch is $25 plus $3 First Class mail shipping. Archive 2009-01-01

It's complicated, but a thumbnail sketch is critical to seeing why the County cannot reform Probation without significant outside help. Constance L. Rice: Los Angeles County: "Oz Without the Wizard," Part 2

Quick sketches by Stef Kardos done with Brushes on the iPhone. (thanks, Dale) posted by Andrew Simone in sketch, technology | * | 1 comment comments iPhone Sketches | clusterflock

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