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British English: /ˈskrɪb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈskrɪbəl/

Translation of scribble in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (write hastily)
    hinkritzeln (Zeilen, Nachricht)
  • 2 (draw carelessly or meaninglessly)
    kritzeln (Skizze, Muster)
  • 3 [humorous] [pejorative] (write)
    absondern [slang] [pejorative] (Gedicht, Artikel)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (write hurriedly, draw carelessly)
  • 2 [humorous] [pejorative] (be journalist etc.) are you still scribbling?
    machst du [immer] noch auf Schreiberling? [informal] [pejorative]


  • Gekritzel Neutr. [pejorative]
    (handwriting) Klaue Fem. [slang] [pejorative]

Phrasal verbs

scribble out

scribble over
aus-, durchstreichen
Definition of scribble in:
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