sketchy

sketchy [skechē]
adj.
sketchier, sketchiest
1. having the form of a sketch; presenting only major parts or points; not detailed
2. lacking completeness; rough; inadequate
sketchily
adv.
sketchiness
n.

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  • Sketchy — Sketch y, a. Containing only an outline or rough form; being in the manner of a sketch; incomplete. [1913 Webster] The execution is sketchy throughout; the head, in particular, is left in the rough. J. S. Harford. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sketchy — index deficient, inchoate, partial (relating to a part), perfunctory, unclear Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sketchy — 1805, from SKETCH (Cf. sketch) + Y (Cf. y) (1). Colloquial sense of “unsubstantial, imperfect, flimsy” is from 1878. Related: Sketchiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • sketchy — [adj] rough, incomplete coarse, crude, cursory, defective, depthless, faulty, imperfect, inadequate, insufficient, introductory, outline, perfunctory, preliminary, scrappy, shallow, skimpy, slight, superficial, uncritical, unfinished, vague;… …   New thesaurus

  • sketchy — ► ADJECTIVE (sketchier, sketchiest) ▪ not thorough or detailed. DERIVATIVES sketchily adverb sketchiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Sketchy EP 1 — Infobox Album Name = Sketchy EP #1 Type = EP Artist = onelinedrawing Released = October 19, 1999 Recorded = Genre = Acoustic rock Length = Label = Crank Producer = Jonah Matranga Reviews = Last album = Jonah s One line Drawing (1998) This album …   Wikipedia

  • Sketchy EP 2 — Infobox Album Name = Sketchy EP #2 Type = EP Artist = onelinedrawing Released = January 1, 2000 Recorded = Genre = Acoustic rock Length = Label = C.I. Records Producer = Jonah Matranga Reviews = Last album = Sketchy EP #1 (1999) This album =… …   Wikipedia

  • sketchy — UK [ˈsketʃɪ] / US adjective Word forms sketchy : adjective sketchy comparative sketchier superlative sketchiest 1) not detailed or complete sketchy details/information/reports 2) informal dishonest or not reliable I m not some sketchy character… …   English dictionary

  • sketchy — adjective (sketchier; est) Date: 1805 1. of the nature of a sketch ; roughly outlined 2. wanting in completeness, clearness, or substance ; slight, superficial < the details are sketchy > 3. questionable, iffy < got int …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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