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English definition of “scribble”

scribble

verb
 
/ˈskrɪbl/ (scribbling, scribbled)
to write or draw something quickly and without care: She scribbled some notes in her book.
(Definition of scribble from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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