how to pronounce scrawl


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the above transcription of scrawl is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

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.

scrawl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scrawl occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics scrawl can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that scrawl can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to scrawl


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