What is another word for itch?

Synonyms for itch
ɪtʃitch

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term itch.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scabies, itchnoun

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

    "he has a bad case of the itch"

    Synonyms:
    itchiness, itching, urge, scabies

  2. urge, itchnoun

    a strong restless desire

    "why this urge to travel?"

    Synonyms:
    impulse, itchiness, itching, urge, scabies

  3. itch, itchiness, itchingverb

    an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

    Synonyms:
    urge, itchiness, itching, scabies

  4. rub, scratch, itchverb

    scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

    "Don't scratch your insect bites!"

    Synonyms:
    call off, scrape up, expunge, spoil, fret, grave, strike, chafe, come up, scratch, cancel, inscribe, engrave, scrub, scrape, fray, excise, scratch up, rub

  5. itchverb

    have or perceive an itch

    "I'm itching--the air is so dry!"

    Synonyms:
    scratch, spoil, rub

  6. itchverb

    cause to perceive an itch

    "his skin itched"

    Synonyms:
    scratch, spoil, rub

  7. itch, spoilverb

    have a strong desire or urge to do something

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

    Synonyms:
    pamper, frustrate, scotch, botch, bilk, baby, bungle, muck up, impair, mishandle, bumble, plunder, botch up, foil, blow, go bad, screw up, rub, fumble, vitiate, flub, rape, thwart, featherbed, ball up, bollocks, baffle, mess up, despoil, deflower, scratch, louse up, bollocks up, mar, indulge, spoil, muff, violate, cocker, foul up, cross, fluff, mollycoddle, bobble, coddle, bollix up, cosset, bollix, corrupt, bodge

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. itchnoun

    Synonyms:
    itching

  2. itchnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) psora

  3. itchverb

    Synonyms:
    feel an itching

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. itchnoun

    Synonyms:
    psora, scabies, prurigo, sycosis (barber's itch), eczema, pruriency

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "itch":

    itching, dermatitis, scratch

How to pronounce itch?

How to say itch in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#669baby
#772mar
#1083cross
#1605rape
#2540blow
#3439cancel
#3884strike
#7665scratch
#8065grave
#9811urge
#10816foil
#11969corrupt
#12745rub
#12746violate
#13290impulse
#15888scrub
#17024scotch
#17290excise
#20396indulge
#21436spoil
#23576itching
#25560impair
#25830dermatitis
#26507itch
#26944bobble
#27090fret
#27618cocker
#27707fray
#28828bumble
#29630fluff
#30892fumble
#31815pamper
#32424scrape
#33911muff
#36264thwart
#37254plunder
#41205baffle
#49040frustrate
#53610bollocks
#58890scabies
#59798engrave
#63134bungle
#88074expunge
#90291chafe
#99054featherbed
#104177botch
#105759inscribe
#120061bilk
#121624vitiate
#162842coddle
#183242itchiness
#220019flub
#228192despoil
#231784bodge
#284974deflower
#315643mishandle

How to use itch in a sentence?

  1. Werner Schulz:

    To start from Scratch....One must have an Itch

  2. Richard Sirico:

    After all the times I was pinched, I knew every judge in town, i was a tough kid. I always had that itch in my britches to find out who I was. I tested my (courage) every night.

  3. Daniel Markowski:

    In general, all of the various anti-itch creams are very similar, generally, I suggest that if you're highly allergic to mosquitoes, you may need a cream with Benadryl or a similar antihistamine.

  4. Dan Savage:

    A wife discovers her husband is into Asian bondage stuff. ' Is that who he is ? Is he a kinky person ? I don't know him anymore !' we have a hard-wired desire for variety. Porn allows you to scratch that itch without physically cheating on your partner.

  5. Tim Lash.Libby Dancy:

    It [ has ] messed me up, messed my system up and everything, with the allergy medicine not taken, I sneeze a lot, my eyes water a lot and itch a lot. I get queasy, and then my asthma kicks in. And then I have to go to the breathing treatments, which are expensive.


Translations for itch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for itch »

Translation

Find a translation for the itch synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"itch." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 30 Sep. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/itch>.

Discuss these itch synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for itch?

    Image or illustration of

    itch

    Credit »

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following terms is an antonym of the term "pathologic"?
    • A. morbid
    • B. ghoulish
    • C. diseased
    • D. healthy

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for itch: