Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by placing tiles bearing a single letter onto a board divided into a 15×15 grid of squares. The tiles must form words that, in crossword fashion, read left to right in rows or downward in columns, and be included in a standard dictionary or lexicon.
The name is a trademark of Mattel in most of the world, but of Hasbro, Inc. in the United States and Canada. The game is sold in 121 countries and is available in 29 languages; approximately 150 million sets have been sold worldwide and roughly one-third of American and half of British homes have a Scrabble set. There are around 4,000 Scrabble clubs around the world.
To write or draw carelessly and in a hurry
To card or tease (wool) coarsely; to run through a scribbler.
Careless, hasty writing, doodle or drawing
To scrape or scratch powerfully with hands or claws.
To gather hastily.
To move with difficulty by making rapid movements back and forth with the hands or paws.
“She was on her hands and knees scrabbling in the mud, looking for her missing wedding ring.”
To mark with irregular lines or letters; to scribble on.
“to scrabble paper”
“a scrabble for dear life”