• WordNet 3.6
    • n scrawler a writer whose handwriting is careless and hard to read
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Scrawler One who scrawls; a hasty, awkward writer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scrawler One who scrawls; a hasty or awkward writer.
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In literature:

He had his suspicions as to the scrawler of those lines, but he could not be sure.
"The Woodlanders" by Thomas Hardy
What wretched Scrawler has been at work upon these Walls?
"A Dialogue upon the Gardens" by William Gilpin

In news:

Minority Leader Brian Kolb called the scrawlers "cowards".