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scratchiti Line breaks: scratch|iti
Pronunciation: /skraˈtʃiːti/

Definition of scratchiti in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Graffiti that is scratched or etched into a wall or other surface in a public place, rather than drawn or sprayed on: a Plexiglas window covered with scratchiti
More example sentences
  • He has taken the reliance on razor blades inherent in scratchiti and put it to much more sophisticated and intriguing use.
  • Unlike spray paint, which can be easily cleaned on today's subway cars, scratchiti and acid etching permanently destroy windows at great cost to the MTA, officials said.
  • Scratchiti adds a unique psychological aspect to a town.

Origin

1990s: on the pattern of graffiti.

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