itch‧y comparative itchier, superlative itchiest
1 if part of your body is itchy, it feels slightly unpleasant and you want to rub it with your nails:
My eyes sometimes get red and itchy in the summer.
an itchy rash
2 if clothes are itchy, they make your skin feel slightly unpleasant, so that you want to rub your skin with your nails [= scratchy]:
These tights are all itchy.
3 wanting to go somewhere new or do something different:
He's had that job now for about eight years, and he's starting to get itchy.
I've only been back home for a few months and I've already got itchy feet (=the desire to go somewhere new).

itchy fingers

informal someone with itchy fingers is likely to steal things:
I tucked the bills deep into my pocket, away from itchy fingers.
itchiness noun [uncountable]

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