verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of scrawl
Examples from the Web for scrawled
The messages that are scrawled in pen on benches are decidedly rated G.David Best Creates a Temple Made of Memories Outside San Francisco|Debra A. Klein|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He opens a letter from his daughter, scrawled in uneven crayon: “Dear Daddy, can I come see you soon?”
The words have been scrawled into the concrete footing of a makeshift dwelling in the mountains of New Mexico.
On the cover page was inscribed a big red "C." Inside were scrawled a professor's critical comments.
Things are not O.K.” On the back of the page, she scrawled in red ink, “Are you even on my side?
Across one of his own envelopes was scrawled the single word—Shylock.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal|Wyndham Martyn
Then he repeated the scrawled request at the entrance of the park.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse|Vicente Blasco Ibanez
But when she had read the scrawled words she sat staring at them, hardly believing the things which had been written.Glory of Youth|Temple Bailey
One of them came one morning to ask me to meet some eleven bills that I had scrawled my name upon.The Magic Skin|Honore de Balzac
"Won't pin himself, in spite of that scrawled insult of Hereingefallen," I cut in.The Recipe for Diamonds|Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne