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One entry found for scratchy.
Main Entry: scratchy
Pronunciation: primarystressskrach-emacron
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): scratch·i·er; -est
1 : likely to scratch or make sore or raw : PRICKLY <scratchy woolens>
2 : making a scratching noise
3 : marked or made with scratches <a scratchy surface> <scratchy handwriting>
4 : uneven in quality : RAGGED <played a scratchy game of golf>
5 : somewhat sore <a scratchy throat>
- scratch·i·ness noun

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