Synonyms for itchy

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She put a finger in each ear and scratched at the itchy buzzing.

He brushes the fly off, and then he scratches the itchy place with his nose.

When Patrolman Willis reached out his hand, the skipper revolved his head under it until the itchy place was scratched.

Do not turn a healthy flock on to pasture, from which itchy sheep have recently been driven.

Scratching produces a flow of blood to the surface that adds to the itchy feeling.

“And no playful whacks at any of the bushes,” he added, glancing at Chips who was known to have an itchy hand with a belt axe.

Many of them became afflicted with an itchy, festering skin disease, though otherwise healthy and fat.

Edible but itchy root, grown as ornamental and wild: Alocasia macrorrhiza.

Maggiluk ang kamut sa kiriwan, A kleptomaniac has itchy hands.

They produce an itchy, burning sensation and affect fowl that consume them with extreme debility.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English giccig; see itch + -y (2). Figurative itchy palm is attested by 1590s. Related: Itchiness.

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adjectivegreedy; very desirous
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