Definition of Scratcher

1. Noun. A workman who uses a tool for scratching.

Generic synonyms: Working Man, Working Person, Workingman, Workman
Derivative terms: Scratch



2. Noun. A person who scratches to relieve an itch.
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Scratch

3. Noun. A device used for scratching.
Specialized synonyms: Backscratcher
Generic synonyms: Device
Derivative terms: Scratch

Definition of Scratcher

1. n. One who, or that which, scratches; specifically (Zoöl.), any rasorial bird.

Definition of Scratcher

1. Noun. A piece of equipment used for scratching a part of one's body. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who scratches. ¹

3. Noun. (context: lottery) A scratch card ¹

4. Noun. A bed. (etymology: rhyming slang, rhymes with "scratch your head") usage references: [ [ [ [ [ ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scratcher

1. one that scratches [n -S] - See also: scratches

Medical Definition of Scratcher

1. One who, or that which, scratches; specifically, any rasorial bird. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scratcher

scratch the surface
scratch together
scratch up
scratchability
scratchable
scratchback
scratchbacks
scratchboard
scratchboards
scratchbrush
scratchbrushes
scratchcard
scratchcards
scratched
scratched one's head
scratcher (current term)
scratchers
scratches
scratches one's head
scratcheth
scratchie
scratchier
scratchies
scratchiest
scratchily
scratchiness
scratchinesses
scratching
scratching one's head
scratching post

Literary usage of Scratcher

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1. The Wits and Beaux of Society by A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton (1871)
"Country Quiet The Universal scratcher.—Country Life and Country Prejudice.—The Genial Magistrate.—Glimpse of Edinburgh Society.—Mrs. Grant of Laggan. ..."

2. A Literary Pilgrimage Among the Haunts of Famous British Authors by Theodore Frelinghuysen Wolfe (1895)
"... Guests— Universal scratcher—Immortal Chariot—Reminiscences. ' I *HE metropolis of England holds many places which knew " the greatest of the many Smiths ..."

3. Turkey in Europe by James Baker (1877)
"... Call to Prayers—The Abbot—A "Monk scratcher "—Monastery Farms—A Bulgarian Doctor—The River Strymon —Perim Dagh—The Ancient ..."

4. Public School Methods (1921)
"Match scratcher. Cut five-inch circles of heavy cardboard. Cut three-inch circles of soft paper, and fold and cut for a six-pointed star, as in Fig. 8. ..."

5. Turkey by James Baker (1877)
"Monks of Rilo Monastir—The Call to Prayers—The Abbot—A "Monk scratcher"—Monastery Farms—A Bulgarian Doctor—The River Stry- mon—Perim Dogh—The Ancient ..."

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