sketchily
adverb see sketchy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sketchily — Sketch i*ly, adv. In a sketchy or incomplete manner. Sketchily descriptive. Bartlett. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sketchily — adverb in a sketchy incomplete manner he explained sketchily the dishes were only sketchily washed • Derived from adjective: ↑sketchy …   Useful english dictionary

  • sketchily — sketchy ► ADJECTIVE (sketchier, sketchiest) ▪ not thorough or detailed. DERIVATIVES sketchily adverb sketchiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • sketchily — See sketchy. * * * …   Universalium

  • sketchily — adverb In a sketchy manner …   Wiktionary

  • sketchily — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. hastily, patchily, roughly, incompletely; see badly , inadequately …   English dictionary for students

  • sketchily — adv. in a sketchy manner, roughly, in outline form; incompletely; superficially …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sketchily — sketch·i·ly …   English syllables

  • sketchily — See: sketchy …   English dictionary

  • sketchy — sketchily, adv. sketchiness, n. /skech ee/, adj., sketchier, sketchiest. 1. like a sketch; giving only outlines or essentials. 2. imperfect, incomplete, slight, or superficial: a sketchy meal. [1795 1805; SKETCH + Y1] Syn. 1. cursory, rough,… …   Universalium

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