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Scribble

Scrib´ble   Pronunciation: ~b'ld
v. t.1.(Woolen Manuf.) To card coarsely; to run through the scribbling machine.
1.To write hastily or carelessly, without regard to correctness or elegance; as, to scribble a letter.
[imp. & p. p. Scribbled (-b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Scribbling (-blĭng).]
2.To fill or cover with careless or worthless writing.
v. i.1.To write without care, elegance, or value; to scrawl.
If Mævius scribble in Apollo's spite.
- Pope.
n.1.Hasty or careless writing; a writing of little value; a scrawl; as, a hasty scribble.
Neither did I but vacant seasons spend
In this my scribble.
- Bunyan.
Noun1.scribble - poor handwriting
2.scribble - an aimless drawing
Synonyms: doodle, scrabble
Verb1.scribble - write down quickly without much attention to detail
Synonyms: scrabble
2.scribble - write carelessly
Synonyms: scrawl
scribble - To modify a data structure in a random and unintentionally destructive way. "Bletch! Somebody's disk-compactor program went berserk and scribbled on the i-node table." "It was working fine until one of the allocation routines scribbled on low core." Synonymous with trash; compare mung, which conveys a bit more intention, and mangle, which is more violent and final.
anamorphosis, bad likeness, barbouillage, botch, burlesque, caricature, daub, distortion, doodle, hen scratches, hen tracks, illegibility, indecipherability, jot down, misdraw, mispaint, parody, pattes de mouche, pothookery, pothooks, pothooks and hangers, scrabble, scratch, scrawl, scribbling, scribe, squiggle, travesty, undecipherability, unreadability, write
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