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itch·y

 (ĭch′ē)
adj. itch·i·er, itch·i·est
1. Having or causing an itching sensation.
2. Restless or nervous.

itch′i·ness n.

itch•y

(ˈɪtʃ i)

adj. itch•i•er, itch•i•est.
1. having or causing an itching sensation.
2. characterized by itching.
[1520]
itch′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.itchy - nervous and unable to relax; "a constant fretful stamping of hooves"; "a restless child"
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
2.itchy - causing an irritating cutaneous sensation; being affect with an itch; "he had an itchy toe from the mosquito bite"
painful - causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"

itchy

adjective impatient, eager, restless, unsettled, edgy, restive, fidgety I soon started feeling itchy to get back.
Translations
مُصاب بالحَكَّة الجِلْدِيَّهيَتَطَلَّبُ الـحَكَّ
svědícísvědivý
kløende
kutiseva
koji svrbi
viszketõs
kláîa-, klæjandi
かゆい
가려운
svrbľavý
srbeč
kliande
มีอาการคัน
ngứa ngáy

itchy

[ˈɪtʃɪ] ADJ (itchier (compar) (itchiest (superl)))
1. (= irritated) [eyes, skin, scalp] → irritado; [rash] → que produce picor
itchy eyes caused by hay feverojos mpl irritados a causa de la fiebre del heno
my head is itchyme pica la cabeza; (less frequent) → tengo picazón or comezón en la cabeza
I've got an itchy noseme pica la nariz
she felt all itchy; she felt itchy all overle picaba todo
to have itchy feetestar muy inquieto
to have itchy fingers I was getting itchy fingers, watching the two of them play chessviéndolos a los dos jugar al ajedrez me estaban entrando ganas a mí
to have an itchy palm the chief of police had an itchy palm and allowed himself to be bribedal jefe de policía le podía su amor por el dinero y se dejaba sobornar
2. (= irritating) [sweater, material] → que pica
that jumper is too itchyese jersey pica mucho

itchy

[ˈɪtʃi] adj
(= itching) → qui démange, qui gratte
Hay fever gives you a runny nose and itchy eyes → Avec le rhume des foins, on a le nez qui coule et les yeux qui démangent.
to be itchy
My back is itchy → J'ai le dos qui me démange.
I've got an itchy nose → J'ai le nez qui me démange., J'ai le nez qui me gratte.
My arm is itchy → Mon bras me démange., Mon bras me gratte.
to have itchy feet (fig) (= desire to move elsewhere) → avoir des fourmis dans les pieds (fig)
[garment] → qui gratte
an itchy wool sweater → un chandail en laine qui gratte

itchy

adj (+er)
(= itching)juckend; my back is itchymein Rücken juckt; I’ve got an itchy legmir juckt das Bein; to become itchyanfangen zu jucken; I’ve got itchy feet (inf)ich will hier weg (inf); (= want to travel also)mich packt das Fernweh; he’s got itchy fingers (inf)er macht lange Finger (inf); he’s got an itchy (trigger) fingerer hat einen lockeren Finger am Abzug
(= causing itching) clothkratzig

itchy

[ˈɪtʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (feeling) → di prurito
my leg is itchy → ho prurito alla gamba
I've got itchy feet (fig) → mi scotta la terra sotto i piedi

itch

(itʃ) noun
an irritating feeling in the skin that makes one want to scratch. He had an itch in the middle of his back and could not scratch it easily.
verb
1. to have an itch. Some plants can cause the skin to itch.
2. to have a strong desire (for something, or to be something). I was itching to slap the child.
ˈitchy adjective
itching. an itchy rash; I feel itchy all over.
ˈitchiness noun

itchy

يَتَطَلَّبُ الـحَكَّ svědivý kløende juckend κνησμώδης que pica kutiseva qui démange koji svrbi pruriginoso かゆい 가려운 jeukerig som klør swędzący com coceira, com comichão зудящий kliande มีอาการคัน kaşıntılı ngứa ngáy 痒的
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