scrawly
adjective see scrawl

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scrawly — lē, li adjective ( er/ est) : awkwardly or carelessly irregular : sprawling pages covered with scrawly figures …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrawly — scrawliness, n. /skraw lee/, adj., scrawlier, scrawliest. written or drawn awkwardly or carelessly. [1825 35; SCRAWL + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • scrawly — adverb Written in the manner of a scrawl, written sloppily and in haste, hard to read …   Wiktionary

  • scrawly — adj. scribbled, written carelessly, written in messy handwriting …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • scrawl — verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1612 transitive verb to write or draw awkwardly, hastily, or carelessly < scrawled his name > intransitive verb to write awkwardly or carelessly • scrawl noun • scrawler noun • scrawly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • scratched — Synonyms and related words: canaliculate, canaliculated, chamfered, channeled, corduroy, corduroyed, corrugate, corrugated, costate, crimped, cut, dadoed, engraved, fluted, furrowed, gashed, goffered, gouged, grooved, incised, pleated, rabbeted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scratchy — Synonyms and related words: chafing, dry, fretting, galling, grating, grinding, hoarse, irritant, irritating, irritative, itchy, jangling, jangly, jarring, prickly, rasping, raspy, raw, rough, scrabbled, scraping, scrapy, scratched, scratching,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scrawl — verb write in a hurried, careless way. noun an example of hurried, careless writing. Derivatives scrawly adjective Origin C17: appar. an alt. of crawl, perh. influenced by obs. scrawl sprawl …   English new terms dictionary

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