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Noun: itching  i-ching
  1. An irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
    - itch, itchiness
Verb: itch  ich
  1. Scrape with the fingers as if to relieve itching
    "Don't itch your insect bites!";
    - rub, scratch
  2. Have or perceive an itch
    "I'm itching--the air is so dry!"
  3. Cause to perceive an itch
    "his skin itched"
  4. [informal] Have a strong desire or urge to do something
    "She is itching to start the project";
    - spoil

Derived forms: itchings

Type of: ache, cutaneous sensation, desire, haptic sensation, hurt, irritate, skin sensation, smart, want

Encyclopedia: Itching