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  Words related to scratch

Related / Similar Words: scrape, scar, mark, scribble, scrawl, cacography, scraping, scratching, chicken feed, boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum, incision, prick, slit, dent, abrasion, excoriation, rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratch up, itch

 

Definition:
  • an indication of damage;
  • poor handwriting;
  • a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her";
  • dry mash for poultry;
  • informal terms for money;
  • a depression scratched or carved into a surface;
  • an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off;
  • cause friction; "my sweater scratches";
  • cut the surface of; wear away the surface of;
  • scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don''t scratch your insect bites!";

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    See Also: scratch out, cut out

     

    Hyponyms: chicken scratch, squiggle, score, scotch, graze, rope burn, claw, scuff

     

    Derivational Morphology: scar, mark, pock, pit, scrape, scratch up, grate, scribble, scrawl, pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift, indent, dent, slit, slice, prickle, prick, incise, chafe, excoriate, skin, rub, itch, fray, fret, abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off, abrasion, excoriation, friction, rubbing, incision, scratcher, itchiness, itching, scabies, wipe

     

    Anagrams: Cathars

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Dutch: krassen  
    Estonian: sügama   Finnish: raapia  
    French: gratter   German: kratzen  
    Hungarian: vakar   Italian: grattare  
    Japanese: 引っ掻く   Korean: 긁다  
    Portuguese: coçar   Russian: царапать  
    Spanish: rascar   Swedish: klösa  
     
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