sketchy

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sketch +‎ -y

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sketchy (comparative sketchier, superlative sketchiest)

  1. Roughly or hastily laid out; intended for later refinement.
    The first draft included a sketchy design.
  2. Resembling a comedy sketch, of sketch quality.
  3. (slang) Of questionable or doubtful quality.
    The sketchy repair job did not look like it would hold.
  4. (slang, of a person) Suspected of taking part in illicit or dishonorable dealings.
    Because he is so sketchy, I always think that he is up to something.
  5. (slang, of a person) Disturbing or unnerving, often in such a way that others may suspect them of intending physical or sexual harm or harassment.
    Jack is so sketchy, I think he's stalking me.

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