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Scribble-scrabble

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Scribble-scrabble skrib′l-skrab′l an ungainly fellow.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Reduplicated from scrabble.

Usage

In literature:

I inclose with this the pages of feeble scribble-scrabble which the creature Sharpin calls a report.
"The Queen of Hearts" by Wilkie Collins
He scribbled away, like a mouse scrabbling.
"Dangerous Ages" by Rose Macaulay
I inclose with this the pages of feeble scribble-scrabble which the creature Sharpin calls a report.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
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