itch

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1 itch /ˈɪtʃ/ verb
itches; itched; itching
1 itch
/ˈɪtʃ/
verb
itches; itched; itching
Learner's definition of ITCH
[no object]
: to have or produce an unpleasant feeling on your skin or inside your mouth, nose, etc. that makes you want to scratch
informal : to have a strong desire to do something or for something always used as (be) itching

— itching

noun [noncount]
2 itch /ˈɪtʃ/ noun
plural itches
2 itch
/ˈɪtʃ/
noun
plural itches
Learner's definition of ITCH
[count]
: an uncomfortable or unpleasant feeling on your skin or inside your mouth, nose, etc., that makes you want to scratch
somewhat informal : a constant and strong desire for something or to do something

scratch the/an itch

chiefly US, informal
: to satisfy a desire or need for something
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