character sketch

noun

Definition of character sketch

: 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

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First Known Use of character sketch

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Character sketch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/character%20sketch. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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