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sketchy

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Adjective
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sketch=y

CIDE DICTIONARY

sketchya. 
     Containing only an outline or rough form; being in the manner of a sketch; incomplete.  [1913 Webster]
    "The execution is sketchy throughout; the head, in particular, is left in the rough."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sketchy, adj. (sketchier, sketchiest)
1 giving only a slight or rough outline, like a sketch.
2 colloq. unsubstantial or imperfect esp. through haste.

Derivative
sketchily adv. sketchiness n.

THESAURUS

sketchy

adulterated, arrested, blemished, callow, crude, cursory, damaged, defective, deficient, depthless, embryonic, erroneous, failing, fallible, faulty, found wanting, fuzzy, hasty, hurried, hypoplastic, ill-defined, immature, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, impure, in arrear, in arrears, in default, in short supply, inaccurate, inadequate, incomplete, indistinct, inexact, infant, lacking, makeshift, mediocre, missing, mixed, needing, not perfect, off, part, partial, patchy, perfunctory, rough, rough-hewn, scant, scanty, scrappy, shallow, short, shy, skimpy, superficial, uncritical, underdeveloped, undeveloped, uneven, unfinished, unperfected, unpolished, unrefined, unsound, unthorough, vague, wanting

ROGET THESAURUS

sketchy

Feebleness

N feebleness, feeble, bald, tame, meager, jejune, vapid, bland, trashy, lukewarm, cold, frigid, poor, dull, dry, languid, colorless, enervated, proposing, prosy, prosaic, unvaried, monotonous, weak, washy, wishy- washy, sketchy, slight, careless, slovenly, loose, lax (negligent), slipshod, slipslop, inexact, puerile, childish, flatulent, rambling.

Incompleteness

N incompleteness, deficiency, short measure, shortcoming, insufficiency, imperfection, immaturity, half measures, defect, deficit, defalcation, omission, caret, shortage, interval, break, noncompletion, missing link, missing piece, missing part, gap, hole, lacuna, incomplete, imperfect, unfinished, uncompleted &c (complete), defective, deficient, wanting, lacking, failing, in default, in arrear, short of, hollow, meager, lame, halfand-half, perfunctory, sketchy, crude, mutilated, garbled, docked, lopped, truncated, in progress, in hand, going on, proceeding, incompletely, by halves, caetera desunt, caret.

Noncompletion

N noncompletion, nonfulfillment, shortcoming, incompleteness, drawn battle, drawn game, work of Penelope, nonperformance, inexecution, neglect, not completed, incomplete, uncompleted, unfinished, unaccomplished, unperformed, unexecuted, sketchy, addle, in progress, in hand, ongoing, going on, proceeding, on one's hands, on the anvil, in the fire, in the oven, parboiled, half-baked, re infecta.


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