verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of scrawl
OTHER WORDS FROM scrawlun·scrawled, adjectiveun·scrawl·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for scrawl
Red letters scrawled underneath seem to be Ramone thinking aloud: “I wonder but I think so.”‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Notes were scrawled on a large white board, and “The Internet Association” was written in chalk on a blackboard.
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
But the liner notes, hand-scrawled by Paul, song by song, are something special.The Return of the Replacements: Here Comes a Regular|Elizabeth Wurtzel|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I will never forget seeing the Wall for the first time and the “Free Palestine” graffiti scrawled on it, even on the Israeli side.
"Give me a word—the world aches without you," was all I scrawled, though I fully meant that she should come to me.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
Obscene words were scrawled on the walls, and even on the pulpit itself.Wayside Courtships|Hamlin Garland
"Nora" was scrawled in Kathie's handwriting on the outside of the note.We Ten|Lyda Farrington Kraus
A sentence scrawled below the figure seems to be—er—explanation.Two Men of Sandy Bar|Bret Harte
It was scrawled in the bold, ungrammared style which might have been expected.The Ghost Breaker|Charles Goddard