chicken scratch


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chicken scratch

n. Informal
An instance of cramped or illegible handwriting: "his signature—an unforgeably idiosyncratic chicken scratch" (Alex Shoumatoff).
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Noun1.chicken scratch - cramped or illegible handwriting
cacography, scrawl, scribble, scratch - poor handwriting
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This is chicken scratch given the companys losses, with SunPower losing $750 million during Q4 2017 alone.
Her face shifted from joy at seeing her child to shock when she saw my daughter's apparent artwork compared to her own daughter's age-appropriate chicken scratch.
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My attempts at writing came out as chicken scratch, illegible even to me.
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Two all grain, sack of chicken scratch, cracked corn, and a sheep and goat block.
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