Definitions of itch

  1. To feel a particular uneasiness in the skin, which inclines the person to scratch the part; to have a constant desire or teasing inclination.
  2. To have a constant desire or teasing uneasiness; to long for; as, itching ears.
  3. To feel a particular uneasiness in the skin, causing a desire to scratch the part affected; have a constant and teasing desire for.
  4. To have an uneasy, irritating sensation in the skin: to have a constant, teasing desire.
  5. have a strong desire or urge to do soemthing; " She is itching to start the project"; " He is spoiling for a fight"
  6. scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; " Don't scratch your insect bites!"
  7. To feel on the skin the peculiar uneasy sensation arising from itch, causing a desire to scratch the skin; to have a teasing or longing desire for.
  8. have a strong desire or urge to do something; " She is itching to start the project"; " He is spoiling for a fight"
  9. An eruption of small, isolated, acuminated vesicles, produced by the entrance of a parasitic mite ( the Sarcoptes scabei), and attended with itching. It is transmissible by contact.
  10. Any itching eruption.
  11. A sensation in the skin occasioned ( or resembling that occasioned) by the itch eruption; - called also scabies, psora, etc.
  12. A skin disease causing great irritation; a constant and teasing desire for something.
  13. An uneasy, irritating sensation in the skin: an eruptive disease in the skin, caused by a parasitic animal: a constant teasing desire.
  14. A contagious skin disease; an itching.
  15. A teasing desire.
  16. A disgusting and irritating cutaneous disease; the sensation caused by the disease; a constant, teasing desire, as an itch for novelty.
  17. A disease of the skin which inclines the person to scratch the part; any strong teasing desire or longing.
  18. Itchy.
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