Definitions of sketch

  1. To practise sketching.
  2. To draw the outline of; make a draft of; outline the plan of.
  3. To make a rough draft of: to draw the outline: to give the principal points of.
  4. To make a slight draft of; to outline.
  5. To make sketches, as of landscapes.
  6. To make an outline.
  7. To practice sketching.
  8. describe roughly or briefly; " sketch the outline of the book"
  9. To draw the outline or general figure of; to make a rough draught of; to plan by giving the principal points or ideas of.
  10. To draw the outline or general figure of; to make a rough draught of; to plan; to delineate.
  11. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
  12. preliminary drawing for later elaboration; " he made several studies before starting to paint"
  13. An outline or general delineation of anything; a first rough or incomplete draught or plan of any design; especially, in the fine arts, such a representation of an object or scene as serves the artist's purpose by recording its chief features; also, a preliminary study for an original work.
  14. To draw the outline or chief features of; to make a rought of.
  15. To plan or describe by giving the principal points or ideas of.
  16. An outline; a simple, quickly made drawing from nature; as, a crayon sketch; first rough draft; a short, simple piece of literature; a short, simple, dramatic performance.
  17. A first draft of any plan or painting: an outline.
  18. An incomplete but suggestive picture; a short or incomplete composition; outline.
  19. An outline or general delineation of anything; a first rough draught.
  20. Sketchily.
  21. Sketchy.
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