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American English: /ɪtʃ/
British English: /ɪtʃ/

Translation of itch in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 1.1 my nose itches
    me pica la nariz
    my/her eyes itch
    me/le pican los ojos
    I itch all over
    me pica todo el cuerpo
    Example sentences
    • They itch just like mosquito bites but without the big slow mosquito to squish.
    • The bite itched like the world, but I resisted the urge to scratch it.
    • Her head was itching like crazy and her hair felt lank and greasy.
    1.2 (be impatient, eager) [colloquial]to be itching to + infinitive/for somethinghe was itching to tell her
    estaba que se moría por decírselo [colloquial]
    she is itching for a chance to appear on TV
    se muere or (in Spain also) se pirra por salir en la tele [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • But Royer was a bit restless and was itching to ratchet things up a notch.
    • It was as if it was beckoning me outside and I itched to join it.
    • It has strong European flavours and is itching to be taken seriously.
  • 2
    (wool/underwear) (cause irritation)
    hacer picar

transitive verb

  • this is itching me
    esto me pica
    esto me hace picar


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