Examples of scribble in a Sentence
She scribbled a note to him and then dashed off to her meeting.
He scribbled down his phone number.
Students scribbled furiously as the professor lectured.
She was scribbling away in a notebook.
The toddler scribbled all over the paper.
Recent Examples of scribble from the Web
Cleveland Browns Scribbles: How to view DeShone Kizer, Josh Gordon -- Terry Pluto (photos) TAMPA, Fla. -- Cleveland Browns scribbles in my notebook after their 13-9 preseason victory Saturday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 1.
When the three young gunmen drive up in a white Nissan Tsuru, Armando, a 55-year-old cabbie, scribbles his four-digit taxi number on a scrap of paper, folds it around a 100-peso note and slips it into their black plastic bag.
Scribbled artwork, presumably Ocean's, adorned the stage.
Whatever the student reporters are struggling with -- scribbling notes fast enough, generating questions on the fly, writing conversationally but authoritative -- finally makes sense.
In the sketch, Betty is seen standing in a doorway with glass all around her, and her face is scribbled out in black ink.
There has been no surer way to beef up an offer from another suitor in recent off-seasons than to take some ridiculous figure that Vivek Ranadivé scribbled on a napkin.
If this were a movie script, a director would scribble too unrealistic.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Scribbles in my Cleveland Cavaliers notebook as teams keep making moves in NBA free agency: 1.
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Origin and Etymology of scribble
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
SCRIBBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scribble for English Language Learners
: to write (something) quickly and in a way that makes it difficult to read
: to draw lines, shapes, etc., that have no particular meaning in a quick and careless way
SCRIBBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of scribble for Students
Word Root of scribble
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