/skech"book'/, n.
1. a book or pad of drawing paper for sketches.
2. a book of literary sketches.
Also, sketch book.
[1810-20; SKETCH + BOOK]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • sketchbook — UK [ˈsketʃˌbʊk] / US or sketchpad UK [ˈsketʃˌpæd] / US noun [countable] Word forms sketchbook : singular sketchbook plural sketchbooks Word forms sketchpad : singular sketchpad plural sketchpads a book with blank pages (= with nothing printed on… …   English dictionary

  • Sketchbook — Sketch book , n. A book of sketches or for sketches. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sketchbook — (also sketch pad) ► NOUN ▪ a pad of drawing paper for sketching on …   English terms dictionary

  • sketchbook — [skech′book΄] n. 1. a book of drawing paper for making sketches 2. a book of literary sketches: Also sketch book …   English World dictionary

  • Sketchbook — A sketchbook is a a book or pad with blank pages for sketching, and is frequently used by artists for drawing or painting as a part of their creative process. [ Sketchbook, Wiktionary entry, accessed… …   Wikipedia

  • sketchbook — [[t]ske̱tʃbʊk[/t]] sketchbooks also sketch book N COUNT A sketchbook is a book of plain paper for drawing on. Syn: sketchpad …   English dictionary

  • sketchbook — noun Date: 1820 a book of or for sketches …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sketchbook — noun a) A book or pad with blank pages for sketching; a sketch pad. b) A book of printed sketches …   Wiktionary

  • sketchbook — Synonyms and related words: air brush, art paper, best seller, book, bound book, brush, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas, chalk, charcoal, classic, coloring book, crayon, definitive work, drawing paper, drawing pencil, drier, easel, fixative …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sketchbook — sketch|book [ sketʃ,buk ] or sketch|pad [ sketʃ,pæd ] noun count a book with BLANK pages (=with nothing printed on them), used for drawing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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