Definition of croquis in English:

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croquis

Pronunciation: /krəʊˈkiː/

noun (plural same)

A rough draft; a sketch.
Example sentences
  • Entering the gallery, one encounters a whitewashed wall covered with croquis sketches of nude female figures.
  • He sent her this copy containing his comical little croquis.
  • The gifts range from affectionate croquis to entire sketchbooks.

Origin

French.

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