[ US /ˈskɹæmbəɫd/ ]
[ UK /skɹˈæmbə‍ld/ ]
  1. thrown together in a disorderly fashion
    a scrambled plan of action
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How To Use scrambled In A Sentence

  • The arrival of the charity van set off a minor riot as villagers scrambled for a share of the aid.
  • Carpenter scrambled out of the pocket, pulled up at the line of scrimmage and shoveled the ball to Thompson, who outleaped two defenders under the goal post.
  • For a moment I feared I was going to drown as I lay pole-axed on the shingle, but scrambled free in time. Country diary: Western Cumbria
  • The group scattered and Justin scrambled to the school.
  • On Seventh Avenue, slack-jawed visitors scrambled for digital cameras, and taxicabs actually slowed down for something other than a fare.
  • With more than 50 million Larsson books sold world-wide, publishers scrambled to anoint his literary heir—preferably a political and prolix Scandinavian. Tattooed by Politics
  • The Russian air force scrambled a fighter jet to intercept a Manchester-bound airliner that had strayed into its air space
  • Its inner horseshoe of tables remains the premier spot for early-morning dealmaking over smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. Times, Sunday Times
  • I'll have tomato juice, waffles, scrambled eggs and tea.
  • Pascoe heard her scream and scrambled across junk and debris in the darkness.
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