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scratchy

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1 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

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2 causing an unpleasant tingling sensation
  • the wool pants are so scratchy that I can't stand to wear them

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The first known use of scratchy was in 1827

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“Scratchy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scratchy. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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