Definition of Itchy

1. Adjective. Nervous and unable to relax. "A restless child"

Exact synonyms: Antsy, Fidgety, Fretful
Similar to: Tense
Derivative terms: Fidget, Fidgetiness



2. Adjective. Causing an irritating cutaneous sensation; being affect with an itch. "He had an itchy toe from the mosquito bite"
Similar to: Painful
Derivative terms: Itch, Itchiness

Definition of Itchy

1. a. Infected with the itch, or with an itching sensation.

Definition of Itchy

1. Adjective. Having or creating an itch, causing a person or animal to tend to want to scratch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Itchy

1. causing an itching sensation [adj ITCHIER, ITCHIEST] : ITCHILY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Itchy

itch
itch mite
itched
itches
itchier
itchiest
itchily
itchiness
itchinesses
itching
itchingly
itchings
itchless
itchweed
itchweeds
itchy (current term)
itchy feet
itchy trigger finger
item
item-by-item
item of clothing
item set
itemed
iteming
itemisation
itemisations
itemise
itemised
itemises
itemising

Literary usage of Itchy

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"... Dave Cowan, a peripatetic printer-philosopher, who from time to time, gets "itchy-footed" and takes the 5.48 toward Atlanta or Seattle. ..."

2. Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners: A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery by Matthew Horace Hayes (1903)
"SIMPLE ECZEMA itchy TAIL CRACKED HEELS AND GREASE HUD FEVER SURFEIT SCALY ECZEMA WARTS AND N.SVI HIDEBOUND LBD- ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Bible: Dealing with Its Language, Literature, and by Samuel Rolles Driver, James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie (1900)
"This disease has nothing to do with the true scurvy, but is also an itchy disease in which a thick crust forms on the skin ; it is most rebellious to ..."

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