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Definition of scrabble
verb [no object]
scratch or grope around with one’s fingers to find, collect, or hold onto something:she scrabbled at the grassy slope, desperate for a firm grip (of an animal) scratch at something with its claws:a dog was scrabbling at the door [with adverbial of direction] scramble or crawl quickly:lizards scrabbling across the walls make great efforts to get somewhere or achieve something:I had to scrabble around to find this apartment
1 [in singular] an act of scratching or scrambling for something:he heard the scrabble of claws behind him a struggle to get somewhere or achieve something:a scrabble among the salesmen to avoid going to the bottom of the heap 2 (Scrabble) trademark a board game in which players use lettered tiles to create words in a crossword fashion.