character sketch

noun

: a sketch devoted to an analysis or representation of a character especially of peculiar, eccentric, or strongly marked individuality or to a description stressing the character of a place

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of character sketch was in 1842

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“Character sketch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/character%20sketch. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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character sketch

noun
: a short written piece describing a character

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