Scram·ble v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scrambled p. pr. & vb. n. Scrambling ]
1. To clamber with hands and knees; to scrabble; as, to scramble up a cliff; to scramble over the rocks.
2. To struggle eagerly with others for something thrown upon the ground; to go down upon all fours to seize something; to catch rudely at what is desired.
Of other care they little reckoning make,
Than how to scramble at the shearer's feast. --Milton.
Scram·bling a. Confused and irregular; awkward; scambling. -- Scram*bling*ly, adv.
A huge old scrambling bedroom. --Sir W. Scott.