Definition of croquis in English:


Line breaks: cro|quis
Pronunciation: /krəʊˈkiː

noun (plural same)

  • A rough draft; a sketch.
    More example sentences
    • A sketchbook page that includes croquis of a Tanagra figure, swathed in draperies, suggests that the inspiration was in fact Hellenistic.
    • But first I needed to glue onto each box a nice croquis of the contents inside.
    • The gifts range from affectionate croquis to entire sketchbooks.



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