- a writer whose work has little or no value or importance.
- a person who scribbles.
Origin of scribbler1
- a machine for scribbling wool fibers.
Origin of scribbler2
Related Words for scribblerproducer, creator, writer, columnist, journalist, composer, poet, reporter, biographer, correspondent, author, critic, novelist, dramatist, editor, essayist, screenwriter, ghost, originator, playwright
Examples from the Web for scribbler
Contemporary Examples of scribbler
Jarvis readily agrees, but he notes that a scribbler needs to get paid.Jeff Jarvis Asks: Is Google an Evil Empire?
January 29, 2009
Historical Examples of scribbler
And he waved the scribbler doorwards with a contemptuous hand.St. Martin's Summer
Every English scribbler then knew what most men have forgotten now.The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
Byron sneered and carped at Southey as a "scribbler of all works."The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4
You know I like writing,” he added after a pause of some minutes, “I have been a scribbler for years.The Way of All Flesh
Well, now you must try and sleep and forget all this nonsense, scribbler!Virgin Soil
Ivan S. Turgenev
- derogatory, or facetious a writer of poetry, novels, journalism, etc
"petty author," 1550s, agent noun from scribble (v.).