Friday, March 07, 2003
Definitions for scrabble
- To scrape or scratch with the hands or feet.
- To struggle by or as if by scraping or scratching.
- To proceed by clawing with the hands and feet; to scramble.
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Citations for scrabble
Mice kept me awake by scrabbling in the uncovered garbage can.
Rather frantically I scrabble for the recollection of what exactly it does give me.
Origin of scrabble
Scrabble derives from Dutch schrabbelen, from Middle Dutch, frequentative of schrabben, "to scrape; to scratch."