Synonyms for itch

Synonyms for (noun) itch

Synonyms: itch, itchiness, itching

Definition: an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

Similar words: cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation

Definition: a sensation localized on the skin

Synonyms: urge, itch

Definition: a strong restless desire

Usage: why this urge to travel?

Similar words: desire

Definition: the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state

Synonyms: scabies, itch

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

Usage: he has a bad case of the itch

Similar words: infection

Definition: the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms

Synonyms for (verb) itch

Synonyms: spoil, itch

Definition: have a strong desire or urge to do something

Usage: She is itching to start the project; He is spoiling for a fight

Similar words: desire, want

Definition: feel or have a desire for; want strongly

Usage: I want to go home now; I want my own room

Synonyms: rub, scratch, itch

Definition: scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

Usage: Don't scratch your insect bites!

Similar words: irritate

Definition: excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame

Usage: Aspirin irritates my stomach

Synonyms: itch

Definition: have or perceive an itch

Usage: I'm itching--the air is so dry!

Similar words: hurt, ache, smart

Definition: be the source of pain

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