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synonyms for scribbling

  • cacography
  • graffiti
  • graffito
  • griffonage
  • hieroglyphics
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How to use scribbling in a sentence

That volume — coffee- and beer-stained, dog-eared and scribbled in over the years — was eventually lost somewhere in Amsterdam.
WORLD CLASS: REMEMBERING LEGENDARY TRAVEL WRITER JAN MORRISLIZA WEISSTUCHDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Tucked away among the book’s many treasures is a photo of the original lyrics to Parton’s hit “Coat of Many Colors,” about a child who is mocked for wearing a coat of rags to school, scribbled on one of Wagoner’s dry-cleaning receipts.
‘DOLLY PARTON, SONGTELLER’ IS A GOLD MINE OF LITTLE-SEEN PHOTOS AND PERSONAL ANECDOTESALLISON STEWARTNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It draws from the “world’s largest doodling data set,” which includes more than 50 million drawings used to teach algorithms how to recognize crudely scribbled objects.
THIS BILLIE EILISH COVER IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER (BECAUSE IT’S MADE BY GOOGLE’S AI)STAN HORACZEKNOVEMBER 24, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
So that I got to speak with Stamaty himself, the son of cartoonist parents, at Caffe Reggio on MacDougal Street, a setting he scribbled any number of times, and right around the time I started scripting my first cartoon book was heavenly.
THE UNBEARABLE GREATNESS OF COMIC KING MARK ALAN STAMATYEUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 4, 2020OZY
He says he enjoys lectures, PowerPoint presentations, a professor scribbling on a whiteboard.
FOOTBALL IS BACK IN HAPPY VALLEY. THE CORONAVIRUS NEVER LEFT.KENT BABBOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A little boy aged two years and four months was deprived of a pencil from Thursday to Sunday for scribbling on the wall-paper.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The "spirit writing" consists of unmeaning, unintelligible scribbling scrawls, and very rarely containing any letters or words.
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
And, scribbling a hasty memorandum, he pressed the electric button upon the arm of his chair.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Williams was at a desk, the florist box lying in front of him, scribbling on a deposit slip.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Can't I turn the honest penny, scribbling for the weekly press, And in writing Sunday libels drown my private wretchedness?
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCRIBBLING

  • cave paintings
  • defacement
  • doodles
  • scribblings
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