Simple Definition of scrawl
: to write or draw (something) very quickly or carelessly
Full Definition of scrawl
: to write or draw awkwardly, hastily, or carelessly <scrawled his name>
: to write awkwardly or carelessly
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
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