Definition of scratchy
scratchilyplay \-chə-lē\ adverb
scratchinessplay \-chē-nəs\ noun
Examples of scratchy in a sentence
listening to scratchy old records
The costume is made from scratchy material.
He is sick with a scratchy throat.
First Known Use of scratchy
SCRATCHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scratchy for English Language Learners
: having a rough sound : having a sound like the sound made when something sharp or rough rubs against a surface or object
: rough and irritating to the skin : likely to make you itch
: swollen and sore
SCRATCHY Defined for Kids
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