- insignificantly small or sparse: scrabbly tufts of grass sprouting from the parched lawn.
- scratchy; raspy.
Origin of scrabbly
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Examples from the Web for scrabbly
I wrote you a scrabbly note from Ravenna a few days since—but I must follow it up, without delay, with something better.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)