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scrawl

play
verb \ˈskrȯl\

Simple Definition of scrawl

  • : to write or draw (something) very quickly or carelessly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scrawl

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to write or draw awkwardly, hastily, or carelessly <scrawled his name>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to write awkwardly or carelessly

scrawl noun
scrawler noun
scrawly play \ˈskrȯ-lē\ adjective

Examples of scrawl in a sentence

  1. She scrawled her signature on the receipt.

  2. <scrawled a quick note, stuck it in their mailbox, and hurried off>



Origin of scrawl

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1612


SCRAWL Defined for Kids

1

scrawl

play
verb \ˈskrȯl\

Definition of scrawl for Students

scrawledscrawling

  1. :  to write quickly and carelessly




2

scrawl

play
noun

Definition of scrawl for Students

  1. :  something written carelessly or without skill <His signature is just a scrawl.>





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