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character sketch

noun, Literature.
1.
a short essay describing a person; literary profile.
Compare character (def 17).
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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Examples from the web for character sketch
  • Perhaps more contributive than either the older story of romantic adventure or the character sketch, was the drama.
  • Composite character sketch of a category of potential agent.
  • Write a character sketch of an employee providing quality customer service.
  • Your essay may be in the form of a character sketch or portrait.
British Dictionary definitions for character sketch

character sketch

noun
1.
a brief description or portrayal of a person's character, qualities, etc
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Contemporary definitions for character sketch
noun

a brief description of a person's qualities

noun

a dramatic portrayal of a unique individual

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