When you itch, you feel a desire or need to scratch something. You might itch because you have a bug on your skin, or you might itch because you have a bad itch.

  • He couldn't stop scratching his head, even though it was itchy.

  • She was itching all over her body, and she couldn't stop scratching.

Definition of itched


To feel itchy; to feel a need to be scratched.


To have a constant, teasing urge; to feel strongly motivated; to want or desire something.


To cause to feel an itch.


To scratch or rub so as to relieve an itch.

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Example Sentences for itched

  • 1

    The victims began to itch and scratch.

  • 2

    I hope it scratches the itch without the messiness mentioned.

  • 3

    Systemic steroids produce rapid resolution of both the itching and the rash.

  • 4

    Even a discussion on the topic of itch can give one the desire to scratch.

  • 5

    Itching is the primary symptoms of this condition.

  • 6

    This will help relieve some of the itch.

  • 7

    Blepharitis is dryness and itching on the upper eyelids.

  • 8

    Many patients complain of itching in the lesion.

  • 9

    Redness and a heavy level of itching are the worst of it.

  • 10

    Symptoms include itching and redness of the ears.