Meaning of scratchy

scratch•y

Pronunciation: (skrach'ē), [key]
— scratch•i•er, scratch•i•est.
  1. causing or liable to cause a slight grating noise: a scratchy record.
  2. consisting of or marked by scratches: a scratchy drawing.
  3. uneven; haphazard: He plays a scratchy game.
  4. causing itching or other minor irritation of the skin: a scratchy woolen sweater.
  5. causing or liable to cause a scratch or scratches: scratchy bushes.
  6. peevish; spiteful.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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