Translation of "sketch" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sketʃ/ us /sketʃ/

a simple picture that you draw quickly

He did a quick sketch of the cat.
verb uk /sketʃ/ us /sketʃ/

to draw a sketch

I sketched a map for him on a scrap of paper.

(Translation of “sketch” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /sketʃ/

a rough plan, drawing or painting

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

a short (written or spoken) account without many details

boceto, borrador, esquema
The book began with a sketch of the author’s life.

a short play, dramatic scene etc

a comedy sketch.
sketchy adjective (comparative sketchier, superlative sketchiest)

incompletely done or carried out

incompleto, sin detalles
a sketchy search.

slight or incomplete

a sketchy knowledge of French.
sketchily adverb

sketchiness noun

forma incompleta
sketchbook noun

a book for drawing sketches in.

cuaderno de bocetos/croquis/esbozos

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