broad-brush

[brawd-bruhsh]
adjective
characterized by sweeping comprehensiveness with little attention to details: a broad-brush approach to reform.

Origin:
1965–70

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To broad-brush
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: broad-brimmed
Next Definition: broad-cast
Words Near: broad-brush
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for broad-brush
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing broad-brush
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
The basis for making broad-brush statements should be reported.
Due to the nature of fraud, broad-brush statistical studies have difficulty identifying it.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature