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itch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of itch

  1. 1 sexual appetite he has had an itch for that woman since the day she started working in the office Synonyms of itch concupiscence, eroticism, horniness, hots, desire, lech, letch, libidinousness, lust, lustfulness, lustihood, passion, salaciousnessWords Related to itch libido; ardor, heat, rut; erotomania, hypersexuality, lecherousness, lechery, nymphomania, satyriasis; veneryNear Antonyms of itch abstinence, celibacy, chastity; frigidity, frigidness

  2. 2 a strong wish for something has an itch to travel to far-off and exciting places Synonyms of itch appetency, appetite, craving, drive, hankering, hunger, desire, jones [slang], letch, longing, lust, passion, pining, thirst, thirstiness, urge, yearning, yenWords Related to itch compulsion, impulse, impulsion, will, zeal; liking, love, taste, weakness; eagerness, impatience; want, wish; necessity, need, requirement; obsession; acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, covetousness, cupidity, greed, greediness, rapaciousness, rapacity; cacoëthes, maniaNear Antonyms of itch abhorrence, abomination, allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, distaste, hatred, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; apathy, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern

  3. 3 intense sexual desire sailors on shore leave looking to satisfy the itch with the first available woman Synonyms of itch ardor, concupiscence, eros, eroticism, horniness, lust, lustfulness, passionWords Related to itch erotomania, nymphomania, satyriasis; lasciviousness, lewdness, libidinousness, licentiousness, lickerishness, randiness, salaciousness, wantonnessNear Antonyms of itch frigidity


itch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of itch

  1. to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts don't let her snide put-downs itch you—just ignore her Synonyms of itch aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, eat, exasperate, frost, gall, get, grate, gripe, hack (off), irk, irritate, nark [British], nettle, peeve, persecute, pique, put out, rasp, rile, ruffle, spite, vexWords Related to itch hassle, heckle; nag; inflame (also enflame), provoke, rouse; badger, bait, bullyrag (also ballyrag), devil, hagride, harass, harry, pester, plague, tease; anger, antagonize, enrage, incense, infuriate, madden, rankle, roil; agitate, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distress, exercise, freak (out), fret, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry; affront, insult, miff, offend, outrageNear Antonyms of itch appease, conciliate, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, propitiate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; assure, cheer, comfort, console, content, quiet, reassure, solace, soothe


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