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scamble

verb scam·ble \ˈskambəl\

Definition of scamble

scambled

;

scambled

;

scambling

\-b(ə)liŋ\ ;

scambles

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  to struggle with others for largess thrown to a crowd; broadly :  to struggle greedily and indecorously for something

  3. 2 chiefly dialectal :  to get on somehow :  stumble along

  4. 3 dialectal, England :  to loll around :  sprawl, shamble

  5. transitive verb
  6. 1 dialectal :  to scrape together :  collect

  7. 2 dialectal, England :  to trample down

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Origin and Etymology of scamble

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scamble

noun scam·ble \ˈskam(b)əl\

Definition of scamble

plural

-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  botch, mess

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scamble

scam·ble \"\

Definition of scamble

  1. dialectal British variant of shamble

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