Definition of sketchy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsketʃi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsketʃi//
    (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(North American English, informal) that people consider to be dishonest or bad a sketchy neighborhood He was a man with a sketchy past and even sketchier morals.
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