verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of scrawl
Examples from the Web for scrawling
The coffee chain is encouraging Beltway insiders to cut a fiscal-cliff deal by scrawling the phrase “come together” on cups.Starbucks’ Effort to Solve the Fiscal Cliff Probably Won’t Work|Daniel Gross|December 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Kelly hanged herself in her bedroom Nov. 8, scrawling the date of the alleged sexual contact, Sept. 26, on her wall.
For Szabo, 32, already a mother to three young boys, scrawling the message marked a breaking point.
No scrawling or scratching, or cross-hatching, or 'free' work of any sort.Ariadne Florentina|John Ruskin
Jack took the paper; it was torn and dirty, and there was a lot of scrawling writing on it.The Second String|Nat Gould
They never tired of scrawling questions, of saying "poor little thing!"Hide and Seek|Wilkie Collins
Yet now I have a hidden book, like the rest of the world, and I am scrawling in it to-day.The Return Of The Soul|Robert S. Hichens
I opened it, and recognized Assja's irregular and scrawling handwriting.The Galaxy|Various