Itch meaning

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An irritating skin sensation causing a desire to scratch.
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Any of various skin disorders, such as scabies, marked by intense irritation and itching.
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A restless desire or craving for something.

An itch to travel.

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To have a persistent, restless craving.
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To feel, have, or produce an itch.
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To have a desire to scratch.
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To cause to itch.
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To scratch (an itch).
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To feel or cause an irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part.
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To have a restless desire or hankering.
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To make itch.
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To irritate or annoy.
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An irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part.
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A restless desire; hankering.

An itch to travel.

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An irritating skin sensation causing a desire to scratch.
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Any of various skin disorders, such as scabies, marked by intense irritation and itching.
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To feel, have, or produce an itch.
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To scratch an itch.
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A sensation felt on an area of the skin that causes a person or animal to want to scratch.
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A desire or want.
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(intransitive) To feel itchy; to feel a need to be scratched.
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(intransitive) To want or desire.

He started learning to drive and he has been itching for opportunities to practice ever since.

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To cause to feel an itch.

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(colloquial) To scratch or rub so as to relieve an itch.
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Origin of itch

The verb is from Middle English icchen, ȝicchen, from Old English ġiċċan, ġyċċan (“to itch”), from Proto-Germanic *jukjaną (“to itch”), of unknown origin. Cognate with Scots yeuk (“to itch”), West Frisian jûkje (“to itch”), Dutch jeuken (“to itch”), Low German jocken (“to itch”), German jucken (“to itch”).