Definition Of scrawl


an example of hurried, careless writing.

the page was covered in scrawls and doodles

write (something) in a hurried, careless way.

Charlie scrawled his signature

Example Of scrawl

  • A barely legible scrawl listed him as one of the first to go to France in August 1914.

  • A drawing of the original Worden Hall, used to decorate the shelter, is covered in scrawl and may have to be painted over.

  • A familiar scrawl of handwriting covered the paper and on the cover side was a picture of Chicago, with its skyscrapers and hazy grey skies.

  • After taking a deep breath, the letter was open, and he began to read the messy scrawl ; dated April 12, a week ago.

  • Do you remember how to do real handwriting or are you so rusty your scrawl resembles a doctor's prescription?

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