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Meaning of SCRABBLE

Pronunciation:  'skrabul, 'skrabul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (trademark) a board game in which words are formed from letters in patterns similar to a crossword puzzle; each letter has a value and those values are used to score the game
  2. [v]  write down quickly without much attention to detail
  3. [v]  feel searchingly; "She groped for his keys in the dark"
 

SCRABBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: grope for, scribble
 
 See Also: board game, feel, word game, write

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Scrab"ble\ (skr[a^]b"b'l), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
    {Scrabbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scrabbling}.] [Freq. of scrape.
    Cf. {Scramble}, {Scrawl}, v. t.]
    1. To scrape, paw, or scratch with the hands; to proceed by
       clawing with the hands and feet; to scramble; as, to
       scrabble up a cliff or a tree.
    
             Now after a while Little-faith came to himself, and
             getting up made shift to scrabble on his way.
                                                   --Bunyan.
    
    2. To make irregular, crooked, or unmeaning marks; to
       scribble; to scrawl.
    
             David . . . scrabbled on the doors of the gate. --1.
                                                   Sam. xxi. 13.
    
    
  2. \Scrab"ble\, v. t.
    To mark with irregular lines or letters; to scribble; as, to
    scrabble paper.
    
    
  3. \Scrab"ble\, n.
    The act of scrabbling; a moving upon the hands and knees; a
    scramble; also, a scribble.
    
    
 

 

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