French translation of 'scrabble'
- (= scratch)
gratterto scrabble for grip [person]
s'efforcer de trouver une prise[tyres, car, bike]
être en manque d'adhérence
- (= grope)
fourragerto scrabble for sth
fourrager partout pour trouver qchto scrabble through [room, bag, drawer]
fourrager dansto scrabble at sth (= search through) [ground, rubble]
fouiller dans qch
- (= struggle)
to scrabble to do sth
s'escrimer à faire qchto scrabble for sth
⇒ His mind scrabbled for alternatives.
Il se creusait la tête pour trouver d'autres solutions.
Example Sentences Including 'scrabble'
Mr Tabor had told her to pick up the spent shell, but she was reluctant to stoop and scrabble in the shadows among people's feet.Miss Melville Regrets
As if in answer, there came a frantic scrabble of claws against the door, and I heard him hiss, and spit and begin to squall.Night Sisters
The dust was filling the interior, forming fingers to scrabble at his eyes, and reaching down into his throat to choke him.EVERVILLE (2001)
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Translation of scrabble from the Collins English to French Dictionary