Synonyms of sketch


1. sketch, study, drawing

usage: preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint"

2. sketch, vignette, description

usage: a brief literary description

3. sketch, survey, resume, summary, sum-up

usage: short descriptive summary (of events)

4. cartoon, sketch, wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness

usage: a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine


1. sketch, chalk out, draw

usage: make a sketch of; "sketch the building"

2. sketch, outline, adumbrate, describe, depict, draw

usage: describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"

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