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scribbler1

[skrib-ler] /ˈskrɪb lər/
noun
1.
a writer whose work has little or no value or importance.
2.
a person who scribbles.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; scribble1 + -er1

scribbler2

[skrib-ler] /ˈskrɪb lər/
noun
1.
a machine for scribbling wool fibers.
Origin
1675-85; scribble2 + -er1
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  • Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few years back.
  • The book is irrepressible, the exuberant spill of a born scribbler.
  • Madmen in authority who hear voices in the air are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few years back.
British Dictionary definitions for scribbler

scribbler

/ˈskrɪblə/
noun
1.
(derogatory or facetious) a writer of poetry, novels, journalism, etc
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Word Origin and History for scribbler
n.

"petty author," 1550s, agent noun from scribble (v.).

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