sketch

sketch
Synonyms and related words:
Grand Guignol, Passion play, Tom show, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridge, abridgment, abstract, act, act as foil, adumbrate, afterpiece, antimasque, appear, article, audience success, ballet, barnstorm, bit, black and white, block in, block out, blueprint, bomb, brief, bring to life, broadcast drama, brouillon, burlesque show, cameo, capsule, capsulize, cartoon, catalog, cataloging, causerie, chalk, chalk out, character, character sketch, characterization, characterize, charade, charcoal, charcoal drawing, chart, chaser, chiaroscuro, cliff hanger, closet drama, color, come out, comedy drama, compend, condensation, condense, condensed version, conspectus, copy, crayon, critical success, crosshatch, curtain, curtain call, curtain raiser, dash off, daub, daytime serial, delineate, delineation, depict, depiction, descant, describe, description, design, detail, details, develop, diagram, dialogue, digest, discourse, discussion, disquisition, dissertation, divertimento, divertissement, documentary drama, doodle, draft, drama, dramalogue, dramatic play, dramatic series, draw, drawing, duodrama, duologue, ebauche, elevation, emote, emotionalize, epic theater, epilogue, epitome, esquisse, essay, etude, evocation, evoke, examination, excursus, exode, exodus, experimental theater, exposition, expository scene, express, extravaganza, failure, feature, figure, finale, first approach, flop, gasser, get top billing, give words to, giveaway, graph, graphic account, ground plan, happening, hatch, head, hit, hit show, hoke act, homily, house plan, ichnography, image, imagery, impression, improvisational drama, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, introduction, introductory study, itemization, lay, lay off, lay out, legitimate drama, limn, limning, line, line drawing, lucubration, map, map out, mark off, mark out, masque, melodrama, memoir, mime, minstrel show, miracle, miracle play, monodrama, monograph, monologue, morality, morality play, morceau, music drama, musical revue, mystery, mystery play, note, number, nutshell, opera, outline, overview, pageant, paint, paint a picture, pandect, panel show, pantomime, paper, paragraph, particularization, pastel, pastoral, pastoral drama, patter, pattern, pen-and-ink, pencil, pencil drawing, perform, photograph, picture, picturize, piece, play, play the lead, playact, playlet, plot, plot out, portrait, portraiture, portray, portrayal, precis, preliminary study, problem play, profile, projection, prolegomenon, prologue, psychodrama, quiz show, radio drama, register, render, rendering, rendition, represent, representation, research paper, review, revue, rough, rough copy, rough draft, rough in, rough out, rough outline, routine, rubric, scene, scratch, screed, scumble, sensational play, serial, set forth, set out, shade, shorten, shortened version, show, shtick, silhouette, silver-print drawing, sinopia, sitcom, situation comedy, skeleton, sketch out, skit, soap, soap opera, sociodrama, song and dance, special article, specification, spectacle, stage play, stage show, stand-up comedy act, star, steal the show, stencil, stooge, straight drama, striptease, study, success, summarize, survey, suspense drama, syllabus, synopsis, synopsize, table, tableau, tableau vivant, talk show, teleplay, television drama, television play, term paper, theater of cruelty, theme, thesis, thumbnail sketch, tint, topical outline, total theater, trace, tracing, tract, tractate, tread the boards, treatise, treatment, troupe, turn, upstage, variety show, vaudeville, vaudeville show, vehicle, vignette, vivid description, word painting, word-of-mouth success, work, working drawing, write

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  • sketch — [ skɛtʃ ] n. m. • 1879; mot angl., proprt « esquisse » ♦ Courte scène, généralement comique et rapide, parfois improvisée, interprétée par un nombre restreint d acteurs. ⇒ saynète. Des sketchs ou des sketches. Il « fit représenter de petits… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sketch — may refer to:Drawing and other visual arts * Sketch (drawing), a drawing or other composition that is not intended as a finished work, but a preliminary exploration. * SketchUp, a 3D modeling program. * iSketch, an online drawing game. * Sketch… …   Wikipedia

  • sketch — n 1 outline, diagram, delineation, draft, tracing, plot, blueprint (see under SKETCH vb) Analogous words: design, plot, *plan, scheme, project: *chart, map 2 précis, aperçu, *compendium, syllabus, digest, pandect, survey sketch vb Sketch, outline …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sketch in — ˌsketch ˈin [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they sketch in he/she/it sketches in present participle sketching in past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sketch — Sketch, n. [D. schets, fr. It. schizzo a sketch, a splash (whence also F. esquisse; cf. {Esquisse}.); cf. It. schizzare to splash, to sketch.] An outline or general delineation of anything; a first rough or incomplete draught or plan of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sketch´er — sketch «skehch», noun, verb. –n. 1. a rough, quickly done drawing, painting, clay model, or design: »The artist made many sketches in pencil before painting the portrait. 2. an outline; plan: »Give me a sketch of his career. SYNONYM(S): draft,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sketch — Sm Darbietung einer pointierten Kurzszene erw. fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. sketch, eigentlich Entwurf, Studie , dieses wohl aus nndl. schets Entwurf , aus it. schizzo, eigentlich Spritzer , für das man lautnachahmenden Ursprung… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • sketch — sketch·er; sketch·i·ly; sketch·i·ness; sketch; …   English syllables

  • sketch|y — «SKEHCH ee», adjective, sketch|i|er, sketch|i|est. 1. like a sketch; having or giving only outlines or main features. 2. Figurative. incomplete; done very roughly; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sketch — Sketch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sketched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sketching}.] [Cf D. schetsen, It. schizzare. See {Sketch}, n.] 1. To draw the outline or chief features of; to make a rought of. [1913 Webster] 2. To plan or describe by giving the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sketch — [skech] n. [earlier schitz < Du schets < It schizzo < L schedium, extempore poem < Gr schedios, extempore, sudden < schein, to hold: see SCHEME] 1. a simple, rough drawing or design, done rapidly and without much detail 2. a brief… …   English World dictionary

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