Translation of "sketch" - English-French dictionary


noun /sketʃ/

a rough plan, drawing or painting

croquis, esquisse
He made several sketches before starting the portrait.

a short (written or spoken) account without many details

The book began with a sketch of the author’s life.

a short play, dramatic scene etc

sketch, saynète
a comedy sketch.
sketchy adjective

incompletely done or carried out

a sketchy search.

slight or incomplete

a sketchy knowledge of French.
sketchily adverb

sketchiness noun

caractère incomplet
sketchbook noun

a book for drawing sketches in.

carnet de croquis/esquisses

(Translation of “sketch” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)