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scribble

US [ˈskrɪb(ə)l]
UK ['skrɪb(ə)l]
  • v.草草记下;胡写;乱画
  • n.潦草的文字;胡写乱画的东西
  • Web涂鸦;乱写;涂写
Simple Present:scribbles  Present Participle:scribbling  Past Tense:scribbled  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
草草记下,匆匆书写(尤指因时间仓促)to write sth quickly and carelessly, especially because you do not have much time
He scribbled a note to his sister before leaving.
临行前,他给妹妹草草写了一封短信。
She scribbled down her phone number and pushed it into his hand.
她匆匆写下自己的电话号码,塞进他手里。
Throughout the interview the journalists scribbled away furiously.
在整个采访过程中,记者忙不迭地记个不停。
2.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
胡写;乱画to draw marks that do not mean anything
Someone had scribbled all over the table in crayon.
不知谁用蜡笔胡写乱画,桌面上都涂满了。
n.
1.
[u][sing]
潦草的文字careless and untidy writing
How do you expect me to read this scribble?
这种写得歪歪扭扭的东西,让我怎么看?
2.
[c][usupl]
胡写乱画的东西marks or pictures that seem to have no meaning
The page was covered with a mass of scribbles.
那页纸上净是胡写乱画的东西。

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
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