Definition of Scrawling

1. Verb. (present participle of scrawl) ¹



2. Noun. Something scrawled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrawling

1. scrawl [v] - See also: scrawl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrawling

scrattles
scrauch
scrauched
scrauchs
scraugh
scraughed
scraughs
scraunch
scraw
scrawl
scrawled
scrawler
scrawlers
scrawlier
scrawliest
scrawling (current term)
scrawlingly
scrawlings
scrawls
scrawly
scrawm
scrawmed
scrawming
scrawms
scrawn
scrawnier
scrawniest
scrawnily
scrawniness
scrawninesses

Literary usage of Scrawling

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1. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"have afforded you. I trust in Heaven that you will go on improving in it. You remember, no pens got mended, so you won't wonder at this scrawling. ..."

2. Reminiscences of Henry Angelo: With Memoirs of His Late Father and Friends by Henry Angelo (1830)
"You must pardon my scrawling brevity, for now " « The wakeful bird Sings darkling ; and, in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. ..."

3. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"... she began scribbling, almost incessantly, little works of invention; but always in private; and in scrawling characters, illegible, save to herself. ..."

4. True Womanhood: Memorials of Eliza Hessel by Joshua Priestley (1870)
"... word to scrawling correspondents—London—Works of notion—A consolatory thought for those bereaved of pious friends—Further reminiscences by a friend. ..."

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