1. Untidy writing, at times unreadable.
2. Purgative freehand writing, written at speed or 'on the run'.
Synonyms for chookscratch include blemish, mark, claw mark, score, etch, scrawl, or scribble.
Welcome to Chookscratch. Once a throwaway description of my handwriting by a school teacher many years ago, Chookscratch is now home to articles written with a little more care.