Synonyms for scribbling

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When I have time and am not too tired, I comfort myself with scribbling.

One or two tear drops stained the paper on which the girl was scribbling.

You can see, by the way I am scribbling, that I have an idle and rainy afternoon.

McNorton was scribbling notes in shorthand and carefully circled the hour.

He was scribbling on a book of tickets and it was piling up deep.

And if I thought, even now, that he'd really given up his scribbling——'

I hope I shall not weary you by scribbling my notions at this length.

I do get cramped and mixed, huddled up on the floor, scribbling.

I don't know what others do, but we read when I am not scribbling in this.

Ruth looked up quickly from the paper on which she was scribbling.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Medieval Latin scribillare, diminutive of Latin scribere "to write" (see script (n.)). Related: Scribbled; scribbling. The noun, "hurried or careless writing," is 1570s, from the verb.

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