What is another word for scrawled?

Pronunciation: [skɹˈɔːld] (IPA)

Scrawled is a term that means to write or draw with careless or hasty strokes. However, there are other synonyms that can better describe the way a word or drawing has been created. Scribbled means to write or draw quickly and roughly, while doodled means to draw aimlessly or absentmindedly. Jotted implies brief notes or memos, while penned suggests a more intentional and careful approach to writing or drawing. Marked implies a more structured way of creating signs, with some kind of purpose or intent behind it. Overall, there are multiple ways to express the act of writing or drawing hastily, each with a slightly different connotation.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Scrawled

On it were hastily scrawled these words: My own dear love, what I am going to do, had to be done; do not try to prevent it, only trust in me.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
Going out beyond Arras through suburbs which were in German hands until Monday last-they had scribbled their names and regiments on broken walls of strafed houses, and men of English battalions who captured them had scrawled their own names above these other signatures-I came to the German barbed wire which had protected the enemy's lines, and then into three systems of trenches which had been the objectives of our men on the morning when the battle of Arras began.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
After Nance had been tucked into bed, and was fast asleep, Martin picked up another strip of birch bark, and scrawled a note to the trader at Fort O' Rest.
"If Any Man Sin"
H. A. Cody

Famous quotes with Scrawled

  • The answer scrawled on a blank page in a daily newspaper, was conceived whilst aboard a ferry.
    Harold Stephen Black
  • It was a rotten world, full of treachery and evil, and you had to be on your toes at all times, ready to combat, outfox, outwit, outdeal everybody else. Archie endorsed the graffiti he had once seen scrawled on a downtown brick wall: .
    Robert Cormier
  • 'perhaps all our loves are merely hints and symbols; vagabond-language scrawled on gate-posts and paving-stones along the weary road that others have tramped before us; perhaps you and I are types and this sadness which sometimes falls between us springs from disappointment in our search, each straining through and beyond the other, snatching a glimpse now and then of the shadow which turns the corner always a pace or two ahead of us.'
    Evelyn Waugh
  • I scrawled Song Birds across the blue stuck the sticky note to my wall. Needed to remember there was a time people cut out the tongues of Song Birds to eat them as delicacies. That afternoon I went outside and thousands of Song Birds filled the Rosscarrock sky. I cried a song of remorse.
    Sheri-D Wilson
  • It is all as of old, the empty clangour, The NOTHING scrawled on a five-foot page, The huckster who, mocking holy anger, Painfully paints his face with rage.We know each other, these slaves and we.
    G. K. Chesterton

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