scribble

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  • Info A scribble is a drawing composed of random and abstract lines, generally without ever lifting the drawing device off of the paper. more...
  • I had just scribbled it this morning when the young man came up. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • The young lady asked if she might have five minutes to scribble a few notes. Cited from The Untilled Field, George Moore
  • I have just had time to scribble these few words before the post comes for my letter. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • I shall give you my opinion of your other newly adopted songs my first scribbling fit. Cited from Complete Works of Robert Burns, by Robert Burns and Allan Cunningham
  • It will make you independent, leave you time to scribble, and give you a change. Cited from The Shield of Silence, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • He took out his pocket-book, sat down, and scribbled a little note. Cited from The Return, by Walter de la Mare
  • I shall give you my opinion of your other newly adopted songs, my first scribbling fit. Cited from The Letters of Robert Burns, by Robert Burns
  • He scribbled a few words down on a piece of paper and passed it to me. Cited from The Lost Ambassador, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He took it and scribbled his name down several times, then handed it back to her. Cited from Innocent, by Marie Corelli
  • They went to it together, and he was within five feet of her while she scribbled her note. Cited from Sisters, by Kathleen Norris
  • But she said nothing as he scribbled and handed the paper to her. Cited from Quaint Courtships, by Howells & Alden, Editors
  • All he did when he found himself alone was to sit down and scribble a brief note. Cited from The Tidal Wave and Other Stories, by Ethel May Dell
  • I scribble this off to you just before going to bed. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • Indeed I hardly at this present know what to do with myself but scribble. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • He wrote on his paintings as if they were walls covered with scribbles.
  • When doing the scribble method, the eyes can be opened or closed.
  • He scribbled off a brief message, which he sent to the radio room. Cited from The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets, by Robert L. Drake
  • She sat down at the writing-table, took up an old letter, and scribbled for about five minutes. Cited from Elizabeth and her German Garden, by "Elizabeth"
  • Did you not know that you ought not to scribble in books? Cited from The Two Guardians, by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • How strange the words look scribbled at the top of the empty page of my book! Cited from The Poison Belt by A. Conan Doyle
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Meaning of scribble

  • noun Poor handwriting
  • noun An aimless drawing
  • verb Write down quickly without much attention to detail
  • verb Write carelessly