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English adjective: scratchy

1. scratchy causing abrasion


Synonymsabrasive


Similarrough, unsmooth


Antonymssmooth

2. scratchy easily irritated or annoyed


SamplesAn incorrigibly fractious young man.
Not the least nettlesome of his countrymen.


Synonymscranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peckish, peevish, pettish, petulant, techy, testy, tetchy


Similarill-natured


Antonymsgood-natured

3. scratchy lacking consistency


SamplesThe golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty.


Synonymsspotty, uneven


Similarinconsistent


Antonymsconsistent

4. scratchy unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound


SamplesA gravelly voice.


Synonymsgrating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough


Similarcacophonic, cacophonous


Antonymseuphonious, euphonous









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