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Definitions and Synonyms of scratchy | Another word for scratchy | What is scratchy?

Definition 1: unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scratchy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a gravelly voice

Synonyms for scratchy in the sense of this definition

(scratchy is similar to ...) having an unpleasant sound

"as cacophonous as a henyard"

Definition 2: easily irritated or annoyed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scratchy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an incorrigibly fractious young man
  • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

Synonyms for scratchy in the sense of this definition

(scratchy is similar to ...) having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

Definition 3: lacking consistency - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scratchy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty

Synonyms for scratchy in the sense of this definition

(scratchy is similar to ...) displaying a lack of consistency

"inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time" "inconsistent with the roadmap"

Definition 4: causing abrasion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for scratchy in the sense of this definition

(scratchy is similar to ...) having or caused by an irregular surface

"trees with rough bark" "rough ground" "rough skin" "rough blankets" "his unsmooth face"

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