how to pronounce scrawl


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scrawl is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of scrawl


  1. Writing that lacks literary merit.
  2. A broken branch of a tree.
  3. Irregular, possibly illegible handwriting.
  4. The young of the dog-crab.
  5. A hastily or carelessly written note etc.


  1. To write in an irregular or illegible manner.
  2. To creep; crawl; to swarm with crawling things.
  3. To write unskilfully and inelegantly.
  4. To write something hastily or illegibly.

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