scribbler

  • 1 Scribbler — Scrib bler, n. One who scribbles; a petty author; a writer of no reputation; a literary hack. [1913 Webster] The scribbler, pinched with hunger, writes to dine. Granville. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Scribbler — may refer to: *a notebook *Writer *Scribbler (robot) …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Scribbler — Scrib bler, n. A scribbling machine. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 scribbler — petty author, 1550s, agent noun from SCRIBBLE (Cf. scribble) (v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 scribbler — [skrib′lər] n. a person who scribbles; specif., a) a person who writes illegibly or carelessly b) a hack writer …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 scribbler — UK [ˈskrɪblə(r)] / US [ˈskrɪblər] noun [countable] Word forms scribbler : singular scribbler plural scribblers informal a writer, especially one who is considered not to be very good …

    English dictionary

  • 7 scribbler — Scribbling Scrib bling, n. [See 1st {Scribble}.] The act or process of carding coarsely. [1913 Webster] {Scribbling machine}, the machine used for the first carding of wool or other fiber; called also {scribbler}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 scribbler — scribble ► VERB 1) write or draw carelessly or hurriedly. 2) informal write for a living or as a hobby. ► NOUN ▪ a piece of writing or a picture produced carelessly or hurriedly. DERIVATIVES scribbler noun. ORIGIN Latin scribillare, from scriber …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 scribbler — noun Date: circa 1553 1. one that scribbles 2. a minor or insignificant author …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 scribbler — scribbler1 /skrib leuhr/, n. 1. a writer whose work has little or no value or importance. 2. a person who scribbles. [1545 55; SCRIBBLE1 + ER1] scribbler2 /skrib leuhr/, n. a machine for scribbling wool fibers. [1675 85; SCRIBBLE2 + ER1] * * * …

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  • 11 scribbler — noun One who scribbles …

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  • 12 Scribbler — Писака; литературный подёнщик …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 13 scribbler — Synonyms and related words: amanuensis, calligrapher, chirographer, clerk, copier, copyist, hack, ink spiller, inkslinger, letterer, literary hack, pen, pencil driver, penman, penner, penny a liner, potboiler, recording secretary, scribe,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 scribbler — scrib|bler [ˈskrıbələ US ər] n informal a writer, especially an unimportant one …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 scribbler — scrib|bler [ skrıblər ] noun count INFORMAL a writer, especially one who is considered not to be very good …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 scribbler — [[t]skrɪ̱bələ(r)[/t]] scribblers N COUNT: usu pl (disapproval) People sometimes refer to writers as scribblers when they think they are not very good writers. [mainly JOURNALISM] The world is full of scribblers. I don t intend to join their ranks …

    English dictionary

  • 17 scribbler — scrib·bler || skrɪblÉ™(r) n. bad author, writer of worthless or inferior work; one who scrawls, one who writes quickly and sloppily …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 scribbler — n. 1. Scrawler. 2. Petty author …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 scribbler — noun (C) informal a writer, especially an unimportant one …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 scribbler — scrib·bler …

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