- 1[transitive, intransitive] sketch (somebody/something) to make a quick drawing of someone or something He quickly sketched the view from the window.
- 2[transitive] sketch something (out) to give a general description of something, giving only the basic facts synonym outline She sketched out her plan for tackling the problem. Phrasal Verbssketch somethingin
NAmE//skɛtʃ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sketch
he / she / it sketches
past simple sketched
-ing form sketching