- v. present participle of scrabble.
- n. A sound or motion that scrabbles.
“There was some "scrabbling," as Jennie expressed it, to dress, get their possessions together, and get away from the hotel.”
“The ex-diplomat also said officials had been left "scrabbling" for evidence of WMD as US troops prepared for invasion.”
“They were left "scrabbling" around to try and find a "smoking gun" in a short period of time, he said, while the UK and US had never "recovered" from the fact that no WMD were found after the invasion.”
“The ex-diplomat said officials had been left "scrabbling" for evidence of WMD as US troops prepared for invasion.”
“Sir Christopher Meyer did, however, state that "officials had been left" scrabbling "for evidence of WMD as US troops prepared for invasion.”
“For example, one chap is scrabbling around trying to make sense of station adjustments.”
““Antea!” he called, and made after it, scrabbling through the falling stone and bone in pursuit of the white caribou.”
“Picture to yourself the horror of the several stodgy British military characters who, hearing an unwonted scrabbling and clucking on the roof, looked out, and there saw Janie on all fours, a banana in each fist for bait, chasing a squirrel, and alternately cursing and cooing in English and Malay.”
“They do have proper, old-fashioned childhood fun, hiding and scrabbling and getting mucky.”
“The problem I found quite quickly and still feel is, it's the opposite, it is scrabbling around for enough good things to broadcast.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘scrabbling’.
Is it a crab? Does it have crab in its name? Does it contain the letters c-r-a-b (in that order)? Then list it!
Those I've come across and try to keep fresh within my mind.
Looking for tweets for scrabbling.