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Synonyms for itchɪtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scabies, itch(noun)

    a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation

    Synonyms:
    itch, itchiness, itching, urge, scabies

  2. urge, itch(noun)

    a strong restless desire

    Synonyms:
    itch, impulse, itchiness, itching, urge, scabies

  3. itch, itchiness, itching(verb)

    an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

    Synonyms:
    urge, itch, itchiness, itching, scabies

  4. rub, scratch, itch(verb)

    scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

    Synonyms:
    itch, call off, scrape up, expunge, spoil, fret, grave, strike, chafe, come up, scratch, cancel, inscribe, engrave, scrub, scrape, fray, excise, scratch up, rub

  5. itch(verb)

    have or perceive an itch

    Synonyms:
    scratch, spoil, rub

  6. itch(verb)

    cause to perceive an itch

    Synonyms:
    scratch, spoil, rub

  7. itch, spoil(verb)

    have a strong desire or urge to do something

    Synonyms:
    pamper, frustrate, scotch, botch, bilk, baby, itch, bungle, muck up, impair, mishandle, bumble, plunder, botch up, foil, blow, go bad, screw up, rub, fumble, vitiate, flub, rape, thwart, featherbed, ball up, bollocks, baffle, mess up, despoil, deflower, scratch, louse up, bollocks up, mar, indulge, spoil, muff, violate, cocker, foul up, cross, fluff, mollycoddle, bobble, coddle, bollix up, cosset, bollix, corrupt, bodge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. itch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    itching

  2. itch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) psora

  3. itch(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    feel an itching

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List of paraphrases:

itching, dermatitis, scratch


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