Definition of 'scrabble'

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Synonyms of "scrabble"
Synonyms of "scrabble"
French Translation of "scrabble"
French Translation of "scrabble"
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Word of the day : gyoza
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Spanish Translation of "scrabble"
Spanish Translation of "scrabble"
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Example sentences containing 'scrabble'

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You can find things rather than scrabbling about and getting anxious. Times, Sunday Times (2010)America is five times our size and they are scrabbling about for a star. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This has them scrabbling around for competitive definitions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Otherwise guests are scrabbling around looking for their places. Thomas Blaikie Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)Now there is one rich league and the rest of us are scrabbling around. The Sun (2009)Officials are now scrabbling to find replacement diesel or hybrid trains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A friend finds me scrabbling around on the pavement. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The next night, it's the sound of baboons scrabbling around the outer decking. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Few games on the coupon, uncompetitive matches at that - and betting firms scrabbling around to find specials to try to keep our interest. The Sun (2006)Last winter we had a power cut and I was scrabbling about, trying to find a torch that worked. The Sun (2012)I always thought rugby was about running and passing and tackling, but it has become a game of scrabbling about until the next baffling penalty is given. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

Trends of 'scrabble'

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