Translation of scratch in French:


Pronunciation: /skrætʃ/


  • 2 (on metal, furniture) éraflure (f); (on record, glass) rayure (f)
  • 3 (sound) grattement (m)
  • 4 [fam] he/his work is not up to scratch il/son travail n'est pas à la hauteur


  • 1to scratch one's initials on sth graver ses initiales sur qch
  • 2 [cat, person] griffer [person]; [thorns, rose bush] égratigner [person]; érafler [car, wood]; rayer [record]; [cat] se faire les griffes sur [furniture] [person] to scratch sb's eyes out arracher les yeux à quelqu'un
  • 3to scratch sb's back gratter le dos de qn


  • se gratter

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