sketch - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a drawing made quickly that does not have many details

    Draw a rough sketch of the dog.

    I do a few sketches of the design first.

  2. 2
    theatre a short funny scene that is performed within a longer show

    She toured Europe with a programme of songs and sketches.

  3. 3
    a short description of someone or something with only a few details

    a biographical sketch of Ernest Hemingway