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scrawl

scrawl

 
pronunciation:
skrawl
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: scrawled, scrawling, scrawls
definition: to write or draw hastily or awkwardly.
The child scrawled his name.The toddler scrawled all over the paper.
similar words:
jot, scratch, scribble
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part of speech: noun
definition: something written or drawn so hastily or awkwardly that the forms are barely recognizable; scribble.
similar words:
scribble
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derivation: scrawler (n.)