scratch the/an itch

idiom

Definition of scratch the/an itch

chiefly US, informal
: to satisfy a desire or need for something Sign up for a tour of Asia and scratch the itch to travel.

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“Scratch the/an itch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scratch%20the%2Fan%20itch. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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