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scrabble
American English: /ˈskræbəl/
British English: /ˈskrab(ə)l/

Translation of scrabble in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (dog/chicken)
    escarbar
    they were scrabbling in the dust for the coins
    escarbaban en la tierra buscando las monedas
    I was scrabbling frantically for a foothold
    buscaba desesperadamente un lugar donde apoyar el pie
    I was scrabbling about in the dark looking for my key
    estaba buscando la llave a tientas en la oscuridad
    Example sentences
    • There are several false alarms, but eventually his dogs scrabble madly at the base of a tree.
    • Birds and other unseen creatures scrabble about in the windswept bushes of central park, but I would rather not deliberate too much about that.
    • This sunny, summer evening, we are watching small dogs scrabble around on a drab linoleum floor.
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