1 a rapid drawing or painting, often a study for subsequent elaboration
2 a brief usually descriptive and informal essay or other literary composition
3 a short play, often comic, forming part of a revue
4 a short evocative piece of instrumental music, esp. for piano
6 to make a rough drawing (of)
7 tr; often foll by: out to make a brief description of (C17: from Dutch schets, via Italian from Latin schedius hastily made, from Greek skhedios unprepared)
n a brief description or portrayal of a person's character, qualities, etc.
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vb block out, delineate, depict, draft, draw, outline, paint, plot, portray, represent, rough out
n delineation, design, draft, drawing, outline, plan, skeleton
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