1. [syn: antsy, fidgety, fretful, itchy]
2. causing an irritating cutaneous sensation; being affect with an itch;
- Example: "he had an itchy toe from the mosquito bite"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Itchy \Itch"y\, a.
1. Infected with the itch. --Cowper.
2. Having an itching sensation.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: nervous and unable to relax; "a constant fretful stamping
of hooves"; "a restless child" [syn: antsy, fidgety,
2: causing an irritating cutaneous sensation; being affect with
an itch; "he had an itchy toe from the mosquito bite"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "itchy":
acquisitive, agape, agog, all agog, allergic, anaphylactic,
burning with curiosity, consumed with curiosity, curious, delicate,
desirous, empathetic, empathic, ghoulish, goosy, gossipy, grabby,
grasping, greedy, hyperesthetic, hyperpathic, hypersensitive,
inquiring, inquisitive, interested, irritable, itching, morbid,
morbidly curious, nervous, open-eyed, openmouthed, overcurious,
overrefined, oversensible, oversensitive, overtender, passible,
prehensile, prickly, prurient, quizzical, refined, responsive,
scopophiliac, sensitive, skittish, supercurious, supersensitive,
sympathetic, tactful, tender, tetchy, thin-skinned, ticklish,