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British English: /skɛtʃ/
American English: /skɛtʃ/

Translation of sketch in French:


  • 2 (comic scene) to write sketches
    écrire des sketches
  • 3 (brief account) to give a sketch of something
    donner un aperçu de quelque chose
    a character sketch of somebody
    une ébauche du personnage de quelqu'un

transitive verb

  • 1 (make drawing of)
    faire une esquisse de
    (hastily) faire un croquis de
    to sketch the outline of something
    esquisser les contours de quelque chose

intransitive verb

  • (as art, hobby)
    faire des esquisses

Phrasal verbs

sketch in

sketch in [something], sketch [something] in (by drawing)
ajouter l'esquisse de (detail, background, trees)
[figurative] (by describing) donner un aperçu de (detail, background, reasons)
to be hastily/superficially sketched in [figurative]
être rapidement/superficiellement ébauché

sketch out

sketch out [something], sketch [something] out
esquisser (layout, plan)
ébaucher (policy, plan, agenda)
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