Scribble meaning

skrĭbəl
To draw (a picture) hurriedly or carelessly.
verb
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Careless hurried writing.
noun
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To write or draw carelessly and in a hurry.
verb
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Meaningless marks and lines.
noun
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To write carelessly or illegibly.
verb
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1
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To make or cover with meaningless or illegible marks.
verb
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To compose hastily, without regard to style.
verb
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Illegible or careless handwriting.
noun
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Meaningless marks.
noun
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Careless, hasty writing, doodle or drawing.
noun
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To write (a note, for example) hurriedly without heed to legibility or style.
verb
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To write in a hurried careless way.
verb
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To make meaningless marks, as with a pen or pencil.
verb
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verb
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Origin of scribble

  • Middle English scriblen probably from scriben to write from Latin scrībere to write skrībh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From early modern English scrible, frequentive of scribe.

    From Wiktionary