Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of scrawl.
  • n. Something scrawled.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I’ll redirect my research, the professor replied without psychoinflection, again scrawling something onto the glowing surface.

    365 tomorrows » 2006 » June : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • Since I'm kind of scrawling out of my skin right now over how much I want to cut huge chunks of exposition out of the first two chapters.

    you can stick your little pins in that voodoo doll. i'm very sorry baby it don't look like me at all

  • Folded and sealed it, scrawling the direction across the front.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Although all package delivery services do offer signature waiver options, these are not always available to book publicists, which leaves us scrawling “No signature necessary!!!” all over the Jiffy bags in which we mail books and leaving us at the mercy of drivers who may or may not choose to follow our handwritten instructions.

    When books walk « The Book Publicity Blog

  • Incidences of right-wing criminality dropped to 15,905 in 2010 from 18,750 in 2009 — or 4,521 cases in 2010 when excluding "propaganda" crimes like the scrawling of swastikas or other banned symbols on walls.

    Germany says Islamic terrorism still a threat

  • After jamming my index finger years ago, I had to hold the shaft of the pen/pencil between my index and middle fingers and grip the tip as I normally would; it it almost impossible to grip too tightly and I've found it makes my handwriting look much nicer, from the older days of * writing*, not scrawling.

    Loosen Up Your Writing Grip To Banish Pain | Lifehacker Australia

  • In October 2008, he was arrested for scrawling graffiti on a street sign.

    Postings of a Troubled Mind

  • Most graffiti constitutes a horrible blight on this mad mess of a city: incoherent scrawling (euphemistically referred to "writing") and tags (some of them gang tags) transform pleasant neighborhood and business districts into tired ghettos of despair and indifference.

    Graffiti: Mexico City's wall art emerges from the shadows

  • Reading page upon page of obviously planted defense, my eyes glazed over but not so much that they kept me from scrawling in the margin, "WHO FUCKING CARES?"

    Brother's keeper

  • Brutal Crackdown March 20, 2011: In Deraa, a city near the border with Jordan, police fire live ammunition and tear gas at thousands of Syrians who are protesting the detention of teenagers for scrawling anti-government graffiti on the wall of a school.

    Syria Protests Gain New Supporters

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