verb (used with object), scrab·bled, scrab·bling.
verb (used without object), scrab·bled, scrab·bling.
Origin of scrabble
Related formsscrab·bler, noun
Examples from the Web for scrabbled
Drop-shaped jars with spherical bases are typical, and scrabbled patterns of incised lines.
He had earned a diploma by a correspondence course, and had scrabbled together a small practice among retired shopkeepers.The Job|Sinclair Lewis
I tell you, she scrabbled them up pretty quick, and we all helped her.Oldtown Fireside Stories|Harriet Beecher Stowe
Sornal came to the end of the tape, then scrabbled about and found the beginning.Alarm Clock|Everett B. Cole
Bingo, crawling out of his basket, scrabbled up on to the bed; she felt his little loving cold nose against her face.The Vehement Flame|Margaret Wade Campbell Deland