verb (used with object), scrab·bled, scrab·bling.
verb (used without object), scrab·bled, scrab·bling.
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Origin of scrabble
OTHER WORDS FROM scrabblescrabbler, noun
Definition for scrabble (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for scrabble
The blackness started to reel down, but my reflexes are fast and I made one swift, scrabbling step forward.The Door Through Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
Giving a few short barks, and scrabbling about in the leaves, Ruddy leaped up and down in front of Rick.Rick and Ruddy|Howard R. Garis
All this scrabbling around, searching everywhere for suitable planets.They Also Serve|Donald E. Westlake
Then there was a patter of feet on the tiles, followed by a scrabbling noise and a whispered "Damn!"Crome Yellow|Aldous Huxley
They reached his extended arms and ran up them with scrabbling claws.The World That Couldn't Be|Clifford Donald Simak