Translation of "scramble" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈskræm·bl/ us /ˈskræm·bəl/ present participle scrambling, past tense and past participle scrambled

to move or climb quickly but with difficulty, often using your hands

trepar, subir corriendo
We scrambled up the hill.

(Translation of “scramble” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈskrӕmbl/

to crawl or climb quickly, using arms and legs

trepar, escalar
They scrambled up the slope
He scrambled over the rocks.

to move hastily

He scrambled to his feet.

(with for) to rush, or struggle with others, to get

pelearse por, luchar entre sí por
The boys scrambled for the ball.

to distort (a telephone message etc) so that it can only be received and understood with a special receiver.

cifrar, codificar
scrambler noun

a device for scrambling telephone messages.

emisor de interferencias
scrambled egg noun

beaten eggs cooked with milk and butter until thick.

huevos revueltos

(Translation of “scramble” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)