scribble - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈskrɪb(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theyscribble
he/she/itscribbles
present participlescribbling
past tensescribbled
past participlescribbled
  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.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to make marks or drawings with no meaning

    A child had scribbled on the book.

derived word