sketchy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sketchy” in the English Dictionary

"sketchy" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈsketʃ.i/

sketchy adjective (NOT DETAILED)

containing few ​details: So ​far we only have sketchy ​information about what ​caused the ​explosion.

sketchy adjective (NOT SAFE)

US informal not ​completelysafe or not ​completelyhonest: a sketchy ​guy They ​lived in a sketchy ​neighborhood.
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
(Definition of sketchy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sketchy" in American English

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 us   /ˈsketʃ·i/
not ​detailed or not ​complete: Officials ​provided only sketchy ​details of the ​trip.
(Definition of sketchy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sketchy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 简略的,粗略的…
in Turkish kabataslak, yarım yamalak, üstünkörü…
in Russian краткий, отрывочный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簡略的,粗略的…
in Polish niepełny, pobieżny…
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