Definition of sketchy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sketchy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈskɛtʃi//
     
    (sketchier, sketchiest)
     
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  1. 1not complete or detailed and therefore not very useful synonym rough He gave us a very sketchy account of his visit. sketchy notes
  2. 2(informal) likely to be dangerous We spotted a couple of sketchy guys down the street.
NAmE//ˈskɛtʃəli//
 
adverb Some of the secondary characters in the novel are very sketchily drawn.
sketchiness
 
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NAmE//ˈskɛtʃinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
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