scambling

noun

Definition of scambling

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal
: a picked up meal

scambling

adjective

Definition of scambling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 obsolete : brawling, quarrelsome
2 : carelessly done : makeshift, shoddy
3 : irregularly spread out : scattered, rambling a town scambling in all directions
4 : awkwardly formed or executed : shambling little clean punching and a lot of holding in a scambling boutSunday Independent (Dublin)

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History and Etymology for scambling

Noun

origin unknown

Adjective

from present participle of scamble entry 1

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“Scambling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scambling. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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