Definitions

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  • adv. In a way that scrawls or scribbles.

Etymologies

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scrawling +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Opening the book, he usually would discover strange pencilled pictures drawn scrawlingly over many of the pages.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • But one morning a letter came to me so scrawlingly addressed that I marvelled at the ability of the postal authorities in deciphering it.

    Tramping on Life

  • _ And, wonderingly, he read on the white page the words and the name written by Alice herself, scrawlingly but distinctly, the day before in the garden of Notre-Dame.

    Through the Wall

  • Inspector partner could chalk scrawlingly "O.K." upon his sundry pieces of baggage.

    The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2

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