itch itch  /ˈɪtʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
  2. (n) a strong restless desire
  3. (n) an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
  4. (v) scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
  5. (v) have or perceive an itch
  6. (v) cause to perceive an itch
  7. (v) have a strong desire or urge to do something

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Usage(s):

  1. PM Images Take the common itch.
  2. The itch to tell all had spread among retired White House hands.
  3. The itch does not clear up by itself.

News

  1. Yard work not my thing

    Tuesday morning, I woke up with a bad case of the yard work blues. I spent most of the preceding weekend doing stuff I have avoided for most of the winter and there wasn’t an inch of my body that didn’t itch or ache from the experience.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Herald Democrat

  2. Chocolate, Shakespeare and Champagne Saturday

    If you can't wait for the Great River Shakespeare Festival opening night on June 28, Saturday may satisfy your theatrical itch, with the Chocolate, Shakespeare and Champagne event beginning at 7 p.m. During the gathering, attendees will be treated to sneak peeks of the Shakespeare performances.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Winona Post

  3. New Video: Skylar Grey, 'Wear Me Out'

    Skylar Grey takes a sexy camping trip in her "Wear Me Out" video. We've never been good at camping -- correction: I'VE never been good at camping. I shudder at the idea of no cell phone service, my thumbs itch to text someone (phantom text syndrome), and my brain will almost literally shatter if I [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MTV

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Quotes

  1. "I know he has the itch to come back and play," Harris said. "If he will or not, I don't know."
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Al Harris Source: USA Today

  2. Elected in 1976, Hatch said that, as a new senator, "I was filled with conservative fire in my belly and an itch to take on any and everyone who stood in my way, including Ted Kennedy."
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Orrin Hatch Source: Bloomberg

  3. "I don't think the itch to race ever really left," Rudd said. "I tried to keep it in check and tried not to watch too many broadcasts, tried not to listen to it on the radio."
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Ricky Rudd Source: SI.com

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