EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCRIBBLING
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.
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.