itching itching  /ˈɪ tʃɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. On abortion, in other words, Benedict might be itching for a fight with Obama.
  2. Like any other puppy, he's eager to please and itching to explore the world around him.
  3. Most of the reactions Teuber and her co-authors describe were mild: itching, swelling and wheezing.

News

  1. Listen to music from Orion festival acts

    Whether you're itching for Orion Music + More to get started on Saturday or just curious about the big festival headed to Belle Isle this weekend, we've got your musical fix. We have playlists featuring almost every band scheduled for the event at Detroit's Belle Isle this weekend.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Shop 15 Luxury Beauty Products Under $15!

    If you have been itching to try some of the latest luxury beauty items but balked at the cost of some of them, this list may just make you do cartwheels. Many pricey beauty items now come in smaller sizes …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlanta Post

  3. Inmate claims he was itching to get out of jail

    A former Adams County inmate was itching to get out of jail literally.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KHQA Tri-States

Quotes

  1. "Everyone who didn't play last week was disappointed and that showed in training this week," said Calderwood. "Everyone is itching to play. Obviously you want to play against the best in the world."
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Mark Calderwood Source: SkySports

  2. "It makes you want to go back and do it again," Sabathia said. "I'm itching to get to spring training, itching to get started, itching to get to see the guys and just try to do it again,"
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: CC Sabathia Source: Washington Post

  3. Asked how important he felt it was for him to get a game in before the finals, Lyon replied: "It's a big thing for me. I want to blow off a few cobwebs. It feels great and I'm itching to play."
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Jamie Lyon Source: The Canberra Times

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