itch noun \ˈich\
: an uneasy irritating sensation in the upper surface of the skin usually held to result from mild stimulation of pain receptors
: a skin disorder accompanied by an itch; especially : a contagious eruption caused by an itch mite of the genus Sarcoptes (S. scabiei) that burrows in the skin and causes intense itching
—itch·i·ness \ˈich-ē-nəs\ noun
—itchy \-ē\ adjective
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