- vt. 攀登；使混杂，仓促凑成；扰乱
- n. 抢夺，争夺；混乱，混乱的一团；爬行，攀登
- vi. 爬行，攀登；不规则地生长；仓促行动
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1. scribble, scrape => scrabble => scramble (perhaps a nasalized variant).
2. “争夺”不正是搅在一起、乱着一团吗？乱着一团地争抢 =》 争夺。
3. 在混乱中、还没准备好就行事，进而引申为“仓促行动 ”。
6. 谐音“撕、磕(嗑)、乱、拔” =》 抢夺，争夺。
7. sc- (拼音“上朝，倒过来：朝上”) + ramble => 朝上步行 => 攀登。
可能来自 scrabble 的鼻音形式，来自 scrabble,刮，擦，乱翻，乱打，引申诸相关比喻义。
- scramble (v.)
- 1580s (intransitive), perhaps a nasalized variant of scrabble (v.), in its sense of "to struggle, to scrape quickly." Transitive sense "to stir or toss together randomly" is from 1822. Broadcasting sense "to make unintelligible" is attested from 1927. Related: Scrambled; scrambling. Scrambled eggs first recorded 1843.
- scramble (n.)
- 1670s, "an eager, rude contest or struggle," from scramble (v.). Meaning "a walk or ramble involving clambering and struggling with obstacles" is from 1755. Meaning "rapid take-off" first recorded 1940, R.A.F. slang.
- 1. More than three million fans are expected to scramble for tickets.
- 2. Make the toast and scramble the eggs.
- 3. She managed to scramble over the wall.
- 4. There was an undignified scramble for the best seats.
- 5. He broke his leg in his scramble down the wall.
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