Definition of scribble noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈskrɪbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskrɪbl//
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  1. 1[uncountable, singular] careless and untidy writing synonym scrawl How do you expect me to read this scribble?
  2. 2[countable, usually plural] marks or pictures that seem to have no meaning synonym scrawl The page was covered with a mass of scribbles.
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from medieval Latin scribillare, diminutive of Latin scribere ‘write’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scribble

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