Origin of itching
Related formsitch·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for itching (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of itch
Related formsan·ti-itch, adjective
Examples from the Web for itching
The Into the Woods director, it soon becomes clear, is itching to get something off his chest.
It was like witnessing the last two weeks of the life of a blind and toothless dog you knew the vet was just itching to destroy.
Itching for the erotic details of Jess and Nick's New Girl dalliance?50 Shades of Fall TV: New Girl, Scandal, and More Television Fan Fiction|Amy Zimmerman|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And of course, as schools open up again across the country, many high schoolers are itching with misgivings of their own.
And then, after leaving the whole industry behind 15 years ago, finding himself now itching to get back into the biz again.‘Free Willy’ Turns 20: Catching Up With Star Jason James Richter|Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I've heard so much about your deals that I'm itching to speculate some myself.Dixie Hart|Will N. Harben
The wet snow drenched their gloves; the water underfoot splashed their itching ankles.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
Sometimes it happens that the itching is so trivial, you are not aware that the miner is at work.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
My fingers were just itching to be at them, and I slipped my knife under the lock of one of the cases to wrench it open.The Great Keinplatz Experiment and Other Tales of Twilight and the Unseen|Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
In a further instance, a man had a tumour growing between his eyebrows, the itching of which was insupportable.A History of Chinese Literature|Herbert A. Giles