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verb scribble pronunciation in American English /ˈskrɪb(ə)l/
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present tense
present participlescribbling
past tensescribbled
past participlescribbled

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  1. 1
    [transitive] to write something quickly and carelessly
    Tony scribbled the address on the back of an envelope.
    scribble something down: I scribbled the numbers down as they were read out.
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  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to make marks or drawings with no meaning
    A child had scribbled on the book.
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a scribbled note


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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