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Synonyms for scratchy
ˈskrætʃ i

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  1. abrasive, scratchy(adj)

    causing abrasion

    Synonyms:
    fractious, pettish, rough, peckish, petulant, uneven, peevish, gravelly, tetchy, irritable, harsh, abrasive, grating, techy, nettlesome, cranky, raspy, spotty, testy, rasping

    Antonyms:
    euphonous, consistent, good-natured, euphonious, smooth

  2. cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy(adj)

    easily irritated or annoyed

    "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

    Synonyms:
    irritating, rough, tender, bothersome, galling, cranky, gravelly, crank, pesky, pettish, pestiferous, pestering, abrasive, uneven, vexing, petulant, irritable, excitable, plaguey, refractory, teasing, tippy, peevish, rasping, recalcitrant, nettlesome, fractious, plaguy, tetchy, testy, spotty, techy, vexatious, raspy, peckish, annoying, grating

    Antonyms:
    euphonous, euphonious, smooth, good-natured, consistent

  3. spotty, uneven, scratchy(adj)

    lacking consistency

    "the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty"

    Synonyms:
    fractious, pettish, rough, peckish, petulant, peevish, uneven, nettlesome, gravelly, spotted, tetchy, irritable, odd, mismatched, abrasive, patched, grating, techy, cranky, raspy, spotty, testy, rasping

    Antonyms:
    euphonous, consistent, euphonious, good-natured, smooth

  4. grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy(adj)

    unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

    "a gravelly voice"

    Synonyms:
    pugnacious, irritable, approximative, rough, unsmooth, cranky, boisterous, pettish, fierce, abrasive, peevish, uncut, jumpy, rocky, uneven, harsh, shingly, gravelly, approximate, crude, jolting, spotty, jolty, petulant, rasping, bumpy, nettlesome, testy, tetchy, raspy, fractious, techy, pebbly, peckish, grating

    Antonyms:
    smooth, euphonious, euphonous, good-natured, consistent

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