: to write or draw awkwardly, hastily, or carelessly <scrawled his name>
: to write awkwardly or carelessly
— scrawl noun
— scrawl·er noun
— scrawly \ˈskrȯ-lē\ adjective
Examples of SCRAWL
- She scrawled her signature on the receipt.
- <scrawled a quick note, stuck it in their mailbox, and hurried off>
Origin of SCRAWL
First Known Use: 1612
Rhymes with SCRAWL
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