AskDefine | Define sketchy

Dictionary Definition

sketchy adj : giving only major points; lacking completeness; "a sketchy account"; "details of the plan remain sketchy" [syn: unelaborated] [also: sketchiest, sketchier]

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Adjective

  1. Roughly or hastily laid out; intended for later refinement.
    The first draft included a sketchy design.
  2. Of questionable or doubtful quality.
    The sketchy repair job did not look like it would hold.
  3. (of a person) Suspected of taking part in illicit or dishonorable dealings.
    He is so sketchy I always think that he is up to something.

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Translations

Roughly or hastily laid out; intended for later refinement
Of questionable or doubtful quality
Suspected of taking part in illicit or dishonorable dealings

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