Definitions For Scratch

noun

  • An indication of damage
  • (golf) a handicap of zero strokes
  • Poor handwriting
  • A harsh noise made by scraping
  • Dry mash for poultry
  • A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
  • A competitor who has withdrawn from competition
  • Informal terms for money
  • A depression scratched or carved into a surface
  • An abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
  • A line or mark in the surface of something that is caused by something rough or sharp rubbing against it
  • A shallow and narrow cut in the skin that is caused by something sharp
  • The sound made when something sharp rubs against a surface or object

verb

  • Cause friction
  • Cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
  • Carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
  • Gather (money or other resources) together over time
  • Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
  • Scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
  • Postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
  • To rub your skin with something sharp (such as your fingernails) especially in order to stop an itch
  • To make a shallow and narrow cut in (your skin) with something sharp (such as fingernails, claws, etc.)
  • To rub a surface or object with something sharp or rough in a way that produces a harsh sound

Is Scratch a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
14
Words with Friends
15

The word Scratch is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Scratch in a Sentence

  • Will you scratch my back for me?
  • Scratching the itch only makes it worse.
  • The dog scratched its ear.
  • There's a scratch in the paint on the new car!
  • The table is an antique but it doesn't have any dents or scratches.
  • I got a scratch on my leg when I climbed the fence.

Synonyms for Scratch

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