Origin of scrawl
OTHER WORDS FROM scrawlun·scrawled, adjectiveun·scrawl·ing, adjective
How to use scrawl in a sentence
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.
And as to his being a twelvemonth a scrawling such another, I'll no more believe it than I'll fly.Camilla|Fanny Burney
Often she found him painfully scrawling huge letters upon any old piece of paper he happened to find.The Fourth Watch|H. A. Cody
Beethoven was in the habit of scrawling all kinds of memoranda on his shutters in leadpencil—accounts, musical themes, etc.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
He had been scrawling meaningless curlycues on a piece of paper as Ed Meyers talked.Roast Beef, Medium|Edna Ferber
And then the cheek of scrawling his silly name on a fellows door!On Your Mark!|Ralph Henry Barbour