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sketchy

sketch·y

sketchy

 
pronunciation:
ske chi
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: sketchier, sketchiest
definition 1: giving only outlines or major points; like a sketch.
synonyms:
brief, capsule, skeletal, summary
antonyms:
detailed, in-depth, thorough
similar words:
compact, concise, succinct, thumbnail
definition 2: incomplete, imperfect, or slight.
a sketchy understanding of the topic
synonyms:
crude, meager, rough, scanty, skimpy
similar words:
cursory, imperfect, imprecise, incomplete, inexact, insufficient, rudimentary, shallow, slight, uncertain, vague
definition 3: (informal) suspicious, unsavory.
You may trust him, but he seems a bit sketchy to me.
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derivations: sketchily (adv.), sketchiness (n.)