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grabble

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verb grab·ble \ˈgra-bəl\

Definition of grabble

grabbled

grabbling

play \-b(ə-)liŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to search with the hand :  grope

  3. 2 :  to lie or fall prone :  sprawl

grabbler

play \-b(ə-)lər\ noun


Origin and Etymology of grabble

Dutch grabbelen, from Middle Dutch, frequentative of grabben


First Known Use: circa 1580

Rhymes with grabble


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to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

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