\\ˈskrab\ verb (scrabbed ; scrabbed ; scrabbing ; scrabs)
Etymology: perhaps from Dutch schrabben, from Middle Dutch

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  • scrab — scrab; scrab·bler; scrab·bly; scrab·ble; …   English syllables

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  • scrab — North Country (Newcastle) Words a wild apple, the crab …   English dialects glossary

  • Scrab|ble — «SKRAB uhl», verb, bled, bling, noun. –v.i. 1. to scratch or scrape about, as with hands or claws; scramble: »to scrabble up a sandbank. She scrabbled among the papers (H. G. Wells). 2. to struggle or scramble feverishly or desperately: »to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrab|bly — «SKRAB lee», adjective. minor; unimportant: »They are writing about…scrabbly little social problems (Harper s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrab·ble — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard|scrab|ble — «HAHRD SKRAB uhl», adjective. U.S. marked by poverty and hardship; very poor: »a hardscrabble farm …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard·scrab·ble — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scrabble® — Scrab|ble® auch: Scrabb|le® 〈[skræ̣bl] n. 15〉 Gesellschaftsspiel, bei dem Buchstaben waagerecht u. senkrecht zu Wörtern verbunden werden müssen [<engl. scrabble „kritzeln“] * * * Scrab|b|le® [ skrɛbl̩ ], das; [s], s [engl. scrabble, zu: to… …   Universal-Lexikon

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