Definition of SCRATCHY

having leaves or branches which are likely to cause a scratch <scratchy shrubbery that's intended to keep kids and pets off the old man's property>
Related Words burred; bristly, coarse, jagged, rough
causing an unpleasant tingling sensation <the wool pants are so scratchy that I can't stand to wear them>
Related Words coarse, harsh, rough
Near Antonyms silken, silky, soft, soothing

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