Scroll a document; scroll a page of text.
Scrolled down to the end of the document.
The scroll of fame.
She scrolled the offending image out of view.
The rising credits slowly scrolled off the screen.
Hey, stop scrolling!
An example of a scroll is a Torah, the traditional Hebrew bible.
Scroll means using your mouse to look at a website from top to bottom.
Origin of scroll
- Middle English scrowle alteration (influenced by rolle roll) of scrowe from Old French escroue, escroe strip of parchment, scroll of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- A diminutive of Old English scroue, scrowe, Late Latin scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin.