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  1. itch
    IPA[iCH]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. be the site of or cause an itch:

      the bite itched like crazy
      Synonym : tingle, be irritated, be itchy, sting, prickle, tickle
    • 2. (of a person) experience an itch:

      I itched all over
    • 3. feel a restless or strong desire to do something:

      your hands itch to take the wheel
      Synonym : long, yearn, pine, ache, burn, hanker for/after, hunger, thirst, lust, pant, hope, be eager, be desperate, be consumed with desire, be unable to wait, would give one's eye teeth, wish, have a fancy, crave, need, lust after, dream of, set one's heart on, be bent on, eat one's heart out over, covet, want, desire, fancy, set one's sights on, have a yen, be dying, be gagging
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: itch, plural noun: itches

    • v.: verb: itch, 3rd person present: itches, gerund or present participle: itching, past tense: itched, past participle: itched

    • noun

      an uncomfortable sensation on the skin that causes a desire to scratch.

      a skin disease or condition of which itching is a symptom.

    • verb

      be the site of or cause an itch:

      (of a person) experience an itch:

    • noun

      a parasitic mite which burrows under the skin, causing scabies in humans and sarcoptic mange in animals.
    • noun

      a fungal infection of the groin area.
    • noun

      itching inflammation of the skin, especially in the groin region, suffered particularly in the tropics and typically caused by certain types of ringworm infection or by allergic dermatitis.
    • noun

      a parasitic mite which burrows under the skin, causing scabies in humans and sarcoptic mange in animals.
    • noun

      a fungal infection of the groin area.
    • noun

      skin irritation caused by the parasitic larvae of mites, particularly as experienced in northern tropical Australia:
    • noun

      itching inflammation of the skin, especially in the groin region, suffered particularly in the tropics and typically caused by certain types of ringworm infection or by allergic dermatitis.
    • noun

      ringworm of the face or neck communicated by unsterilized shaving apparatus.
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