scambling

1 of 2

noun

dialectal
: a picked up meal

scambling

2 of 2

adjective

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)

Word History

Etymology

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 17 Apr. 2024.

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