Meaning of sprauchle in English:

sprauchle

verb

[no object]Scottish, Northern Irish
  • Move clumsily or with great effort.

    ‘I sprauchled about with my bucket and spade’
    • ‘They sprauchle over roots and bushes, hurrying through the trees.’
    • ‘I sprauchled up on the machine, and away we went.’
    • ‘Ian sprauchled through the fields as fast as he could go.’
    • ‘I could see him sprauchling all the way to the bottom.’
    • ‘The mare sent the fellow sprauchling over the water.’

Pronunciation

sprauchle

/ˈsprɔːk(ə)l/ /ˈsprɔːx(ə)l/

Origin

Late 18th century of Scots origin, from Old Norse sprokla, spraukle.