Confused and irregular; awkward; scambling. | (botany) Having a stem too weak to support itself, instead attaching to and relying on the stems or trunks of stronger plants. | present participle of scramble
How to use Scrambling in a Sentence?
He even assisted me in scrambling up the steep forest among rocks and brambles.
They came scrambling over the boulders, their shadows grotesquely preceding them.
But she heard a queer scrambling sound behind her and sat up and looked around.
Conniston cried, scrambling to his feet and striding with heavy feet to the buckboard.
He came near going down in a heap, but recovered himself after scrambling along on his knees.
The man was scrambling to his feet, glaring an eternity of hatred at his white victor.
The lad fled on the instant, scrambling up the high board fence and dissapeared over it.
The sheep went in black and came out white and fleecy and flurried, scrambling to land.
MacRae was scrambling and sliding down from above, barely distinguishable against the bank.
Further down, a second figure showed briefly, scrambling up the right-hand side of the trough.
A wounded Nyamwezi came scrambling on deck, spouting blood from his neck and crazed with fear.
The silk hat, however, is no longer used in England except perhaps for scrambling eggs in.
There was a frantic scrambling for clothing, which it was impossible for them to find in the pitchy darkness.
There was a scrambling of feet in the passage outside, and then a repetition of the onslaught on the door.
It might have been the rattle of a pebble under the feet of a near-by squirrel or the scrambling rush of a distant bear.
I found myself looking down a steep ravine, on the other bank of which a fine buffalo cow was scrambling upward.
Then, scrambling down, she backed out into a space clear enough to permit of turning the picture, round.
The cut was piled full of frenzied, scrambling specters, as rank after rank swept down into the horrid gut.
Then, there is the scrambling on the deck when the wind changes quarter, and the yards want squaring as the wind blows more aft.
They went over the side with pikes and axes, and, scrambling for any foothold, set to work on the ice like maniacs.
And she stood penitently watching Robert scrambling back into the boat, and overthrowing and thumping the cushions.
And thus alternately scrambling up and down, yet gradually ascending diagonally, we worked our way towards the hut where we were to pass the night.
Their companions, however, dragged them off, and scrambling over the hedges, they made their escape before the dragoons could overtake them.
Then I saw that he was at the side of the aeroplane, scrambling up into the fuselage assisted by the pilot in leather hood and goggles.
She was in the act of scrambling into bed, but upon receiving permission she made her way, a little shyly, across to where her mother was seated.
Sliver's glance had gone to Lee, scrambling up the steep face of the ridge, leading her horse.
She had proceeded by scrambling down and up primitive obstacles; she felt that at last she had come to her Land of Promise.
I pictured the fellow to myself trudging over the stony slopes and scrambling down wild ravines with my letter to Doña Rita in his pocket.
Madden was scrambling with his legs for a foothold on the ladder when the boom dragged past the platform and the whole thing swung back on the distressed boys.
Short Example Sentence for Scrambling
It had all happened while she was scrambling up.
He was scrambling to his feet.
It was like gamins scrambling for a penny.
Tom lost no time in scrambling to the spot.
A scrambling sound close on his left startled him.
A furious, noisy scrambling ensued in the thickets.
In five or six minutes they will be scrambling over our barricade.
There was a scrambling crowd, and more people were running in.
They could hear the laugh of a boating-party scrambling to land.
In the flashes of the last shots Davidson saw them scrambling over the rail.
They also had eggs, in the scrambling of which Archibald was quite expert.