Definitions

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  • adj. Involving a certain amount of climbing.
  • adj. scrambled, mixed-up

Etymologies

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scramble +‎ -y

Examples

  • When he saw Merle's picture, leaning the beautiful head on the two long fingers and the hair kind of scrambly, he just said, 'Ah, you young scamp of a socialist!' as if he were saying, 'Oh, fie on you!'

    The Wrong Twin

  • "It was kind of scrambly there, guys were battling."

    FanHouse Main

  • Keswick Mountain Adventures (07900 282982, keswickmountainadventures. co.uk; half-day from £30) instructors will take you to a magnificent rock formation, hand out the hard hats and then guide you down/up the extremely slippery, scrambly surface.

    Just get physical: active days out in Britain

  • ` ` The puck just didn't go in and obviously Thomas made some - well, he found pucks in scrambly areas I didn't think he could see, '' Wilson said.

    USATODAY.com

  • ` ` At the end it got a little scrambly but we did enough to win. ''

    USATODAY.com

  • There were some anxious, scrambly moments in the second period.

    USATODAY.com

  • He gets scrambly and swims too much in his crease and would be better served by calming down and compacting his movement.

    USATODAY.com - Down year for goaltenders as NHL Draft approaches

  • It's pretty steep at first and goes through some scrambly rock beds and took about an hour or so.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • This week in the Huffington Post, my good friend Marty Kaplan has been documenting the scrambly responses of CNN to the charge that theyprotected the GOP candidates from difficult questions at the You Tube/CNN debate in a way they clearly did not protect Democratic candidates during their similar debate earlier this year.

    Why Are the Media So Irresponsible?

  • And seemingly all scrambly trying to get the neocons ahead on this one.

    Think Progress » VIDEO: Bill Bennett Says ABC Should ‘Correct Those Inaccuracies’ in Path to 9/11

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