|1.||[ verb ] scrape or rub as if to relieve itching|
"Don't scratch your insect bites!"
|Related terms:||irritate scratcher rub|
|2.||[ verb ] have or perceive an itch|
"I'm itching--the air is so dry!"
|Related terms:||ache tingle tickle scabies|
|3.||[ noun ] a strong restless desire|
"why this urge to travel?"
|Related terms:||desire spoil|
|4.||[ noun ] (medicine) a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation|
"he has a bad case of the itch"
|5.||[ verb ] have a strong desire or urge to do soemthing|
"She is itching to start the project"
|6.||[ verb ] have a strong desire or urge to do something|
"She is itching to start the project" "He is spoiling for a fight"
|Related terms:||desire discourage disappoint urge|
|7.||[ noun ] (psychology) an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch|
|Related terms:||cutaneous_sensation pruritus|