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  • n  preliminary drawing for later elaboration
  • n  a brief literary description
  • n  short descriptive summary (of events)
  • n  a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
  • v  make a sketch of
    sketch the building
  • v  describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    sketch the outline of the book

  • In the first scene of 30 Rock, NBC sketch-comedy producer Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) buys a hot-dog vendor's entire stock, to spite a jerk who tries to cut in line.
  • IT WAS A Saturday Night Live sketch eight years ago, and William Shatner -- the indomitable Captain James Tiberius Kirk from the original TV series -- was playing himself making a .
  • NBC really is probing the perils of late-night sketch-comedy shows--twice.
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  • Harry Connick Jr in AFP
    I feel like I am at home here and if I knew that (the sketch) was going to be part of the show, I probably, I definitely wouldn't have done it,Connick told presenter Daryl Somers live on air.
  • Tina Fey in Washington Post
    For her most recent appearance (on Oct. 4) "I had a `30 Rock' writer come for the dress rehearsal. I did my sketch, worked on the `30 Rock' outline with the writer, then did the live show. It's not as bad as it sounds," Fey added with a laugh....
  • Clint Eastwood in Washington Post
    He was very nostalgic about things. He drew little pictures _ he was a sketch artist _ he drew sort of crude little pictures of things he was seeing in his journey,Eastwood said. "He just seemed like not the kind of man who would be a...

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