Definition of Scribble

1. Noun. Poor handwriting.

Exact synonyms: Cacography, Scratch, Scrawl
Generic synonyms: Hand, Handwriting, Script
Specialized synonyms: Chicken Scratch, Squiggle
Derivative terms: Scrawl



2. Verb. Write down quickly without much attention to detail.
Exact synonyms: Scrabble
Generic synonyms: Write
Derivative terms: Scrabble, Scribbler

3. Noun. An aimless drawing.
Exact synonyms: Doodle, Scrabble
Generic synonyms: Drawing
Derivative terms: Doodle, Scrabble

4. Verb. Write carelessly.
Exact synonyms: Scrawl
Generic synonyms: Write
Derivative terms: Scrawl, Scrawler, Scribbler

Definition of Scribble

1. v. t. To card coarsely; to run through the scribbling machine.

2. v. t. To write hastily or carelessly, without regard to correctness or elegance; as, to scribble a letter.

3. v. i. To write without care, elegance, or value; to scrawl.

4. n. Hasty or careless writing; a writing of little value; a scrawl; as, a hasty scribble.

Definition of Scribble

1. Verb. To write or draw carelessly and in a hurry ¹

2. Verb. To doodle ¹

3. Verb. (obsolete) To card or tease (wool) coarsely; to run through a scribbler. ¹

4. Noun. Careless, hasty writing or drawing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scribble

1. to write hastily or carelessly [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scribble

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Literary usage of Scribble

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"S. See GRATE, FIGHT, scribble, SCRAWL. t^ Cross references: see Note. ... See scribble. 2. Referring to a delineation or picture: scratch, scrabble. scream, ..."

2. Helping Your Child Get Ready for School: With Activities for Children from by Nancy Paulu (1993)
"Give your child different kinds of paper and different writing materials to scribble with. Coloring books are not needed. Fat crayons are good to begin with ..."

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