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Scratch (IPA: /ˈskɹætʃ/)


Scratch (v. t.)

To rub and tear or mark the surface of with something sharp or ragged; to scrape, roughen, or wound slightly by drawing something pointed or rough across, as the claws, the nails, a pin, or the like.

Scratch (v. t.)

To write or draw hastily or awkwardly.

Scratch (v. t.)

To cancel by drawing one or more lines through, as the name of a candidate upon a ballot, or of a horse in a list; hence, to erase; to efface; -- often with out.

Scratch (v. t.)

To dig or excavate with the claws; as, some animals scratch holes, in which they burrow.

Scratch (v. i.)

To use the claws or nails in tearing or in digging; to make scratches.

Scratch (v. i.)

To score, not by skillful play but by some fortunate chance of the game.

Scratch (n.)

A break in the surface of a thing made by scratching, or by rubbing with anything pointed or rough; a slight wound, mark, furrow, or incision.

Scratch (n.)

A line across the prize ring; up to which boxers are brought when they join fight; hence, test, trial, or proof of courage; as, to bring to the scratch; to come up to the scratch.

Scratch (n.)

Minute, but tender and troublesome, excoriations, covered with scabs, upon the heels of horses which have been used where it is very wet or muddy.

Scratch (n.)

A kind of wig covering only a portion of the head.

Scratch (n.)

A shot which scores by chance and not as intended by the player; a fluke.

Scratch (a.)

Made, done, or happening by chance; arranged with little or no preparation; determined by circumstances; haphazard; as, a scratch team; a scratch crew for a boat race; a scratch shot in billiards.

Scratch ()

The first coat in plastering; -- called also scratchwork. See Pricking-up.

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Programming language learning environment

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American MC and beatboxer

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2008 film by Michał Rosa

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2001 documentary film directed by Doug Pray

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2010 short film

Scratch Synonyms

Scrape, Excoriation, Abrasion

Scratch Synonyms

Simoleons, Lolly, Cabbage, Gelt, Lettuce, Moolah, Kale, Bread, Boodle, Pelf, Shekels, Sugar, Wampu, Dinero, Dough, Loot, Clams, Lucre

Scratch Synonyms

Chicken Feed

Scratch Synonyms

Dent, Prick, Incision, Slit

Scratch Synonyms

Scrape, Scratching, Scraping

Scratch Synonyms

Scrape, Scar, Mark

Scratch Synonyms

Scribble, Scrawl, Cacography

Scratch Synonyms

Cancel, Call Off, Scrub

Scratch Synonyms

Engrave, Grave, Inscribe

Scratch Synonyms

Rub, Fray, Chafe, Fret

Scratch Synonyms

Rub, Itch

Scratch Synonyms

Scrape, Scratch Up, Scratch Out

Scratch Synonyms

Scrape, Scrape Up, Come Up

Scratch Synonyms

Strike, Excise, Expunge

Spanish Translation

Scratch in Spanish is Rasguño

Tagalog Translation

Scratch in Tagalog is Galmos

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after Scratch denies usual snooping) Er... me neither! Especially I didn't hear the part about the clown!" - Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (After Scratch told him he already called them nincombots)Then allow me to repeat myself yet again! YOU! ARE!! NINCOMBOTS!!!" - Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (After Scratch told him that his mother was here to see him) Oh no!" - Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (To Scratch and Grounder after capturing Sonic and Tails) Guard that blob with your lives!" - Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (To Scratch and Grounder) I order you to break my fall!" - Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog


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