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sketchy

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adjective \ˈske-chē\

Simple Definition of sketchy

  • : not complete or clear

  • : done quickly without many details

  • : likely to be bad or dangerous

Full Definition of sketchy

sketch·i·ersketch·i·est

  1. 1 :  of the nature of a sketch :  roughly outlined

  2. 2 :  wanting in completeness, clearness, or substance :  slight, superficial <the details are sketchy>

  3. 3 :  questionable, iffy <got into a sketchy situation> <a sketchy character>

sketch·i·ly play \ˈske-chə-lē\ adverb
sketch·i·ness play \ˈske-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of sketchy

  1. The details about the accident are still a little sketchy.

  2. I have only a sketchy idea of how it works.



1805

First Known Use of sketchy

1805

Rhymes with sketchy



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