Definitions

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  • adjective superlative form of sketchy: most sketchy.

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Examples

  • Thus, although we rose before 6 P.M. on December 16, the start was not made until 8.30 P.M., notwithstanding the fact that the meal was of the "sketchiest" character.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • The City of Portland, which when asked for documents says it has seen only the sketchiest of drawings and an equally cursory description of the work, will not get a chance to select any contractor other than the one chosen by the Paulsons, which in this case is apparently Turner.

    Paulson stadium deal funnels Portland tax money to New York (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • In Dreams, Ann provides only the sketchiest detail of their first date—he came an hour late and with friends—and nothing more.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • I think setup is always the sketchiest part of any cable package, especially if you are a renter; any problems in connection are usually blamed on you/faulty wiring until you engage in arm twisting and sweettalking, whereupon they are magically fixed.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Verizon FIOS

  • His depression is a long-established beast, its terms of engagement predetermined from the outset of the book and subject to only the sketchiest of examinations.

    Mr Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt – review

  • The City of Portland, which when asked for documents says it has seen only the sketchiest of drawings and an equally cursory description of the work, will not get a chance to select any contractor other than the one chosen by the Paulsons, which in this case is apparently Turner.

    Jack Bog's Blog: July 2009 Archives

  • So of course I see this post when I am halfway across the country on the sketchiest wifi connection ever!

    PARTY TIME

  • The critics here have a good point: the whole thing is written in this atrocious faux-Elizabethan monologue, and has no character development, no description, and the sketchiest of plots.

    MIND MELD: Books We Love That Everyone Else Hates (and Vice Versa)

  • Operating off the sketchiest of sketches is one of the few plausible reasons why a seasoned, non-crazy politician would go so far as to not just engage on the "birther" issue, but keep it up.

    Perry and Romney mix messages | Ana Marie Cox

  • In Dreams, Ann provides only the sketchiest detail of their first date—he came an hour late and with friends—and nothing more.

    Deconstructing Obama

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