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  • n  a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
    he has a bad case of the itch
  • n  a strong restless desire
  • n  an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
  • v  scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
  • v  have or perceive an itch
    I'm itching--the air is so dry!
  • v  cause to perceive an itch
    his skin itched
  • v  have a strong desire or urge to do something
    She is itching to start the project

  • PM Images Take the common itch.
  • What Fisher calls the "four-year itch" shows up unmistakably in today's divorce statistics.
  • The itch to tell all had spread among retired White House hands.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The Herald Democrat
  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The Herald Democrat
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - Winona Post
Quotes

  • Al Harris in USA Today
    I know he has the itch to come back and play,Harris said. "If he will or not, I don't know."
  • Orrin Hatch in Bloomberg
    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."
  • Ricky Rudd in SI.com
    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."

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