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See definition of sketches on Dictionary.com
  • noundrawing, outline
  • verbdraw, outline

synonyms for sketches

  • account
  • blueprint
  • cartoon
  • chart
  • copy
  • depiction
  • description
  • illustration
  • likeness
  • painting
  • picture
  • piece
  • portrayal
  • summary
  • version
  • vignette
  • adumbration
  • compendium
  • configuration
  • delineation
  • design
  • diagram
  • digest
  • doodle
  • draft
  • figuration
  • figure
  • form
  • monograph
  • plan
  • report
  • representation
  • rough
  • shape
  • skeleton
  • survey
  • syllabus
  • aperçu
  • précis
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How to use sketches in a sentence

The first evening we went to it, and he, unobserved, made furtive sketches of the most prominent people and the prettiest girls.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Several artist's sketches arrested her guest's attention and he wondered what her life in Paris had been.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When she reentered, Robert was turning over magazines, sketches, and things that lay upon the table in great disorder.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Queeker was gazing at one of the sketches with an aspect so haggard and savage that Mr Durant could not refrain from remarking it.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Pocket Memorandum-Books, of sufficient size to admit sketches.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
For a long time he wrote vaudeville sketches over the name of Cursy.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
We possessed about sixty drawings, sketches, aquarelles of this humorist, and we gave some of them to the poet.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
His sketches of everyday living are characterized by his human interest touch and his unique technique of realism at that time.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
She wanted to take back home sketches of the spots that interested her most on this trip.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
Then I had to go into my returns, and I was even asked to make up maps and sketches.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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