scratch - noun

  • an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
  • a depression scratched or carved into a surface
  • informal terms for money
  • a competitor who has withdrawn from competition
  • a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
  • dry mash for poultry
  • a harsh noise made by scraping
  • poor handwriting
  • (golf) a handicap of zero strokes
  • an indication of damage

  • scratch - verb

    • cause friction
    • cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
    • scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
    • postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
    • remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
    • gather (money or other resources) together over time
    • carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

    scratch - thesaurus

    abrasion   boodle   bread   cabbage   cacography   cancel   chafe   clams   dent   dinero   dough   engrave   excise   excoriation   expunge   fray   fret   gelt   grave   incision   inscribe   itch   kale   lettuce   lolly   loot   lucre   mark   moolah   pelf   prick   rub   scar   scrape   scraping   scratching   scrawl   scribble   scrub   shekels   simoleons   slit   start   strike   sugar   wampum  

    Scrabble score for scratch

    s is 1 c is 3 r is 1 a is 1 t is 1 c is 3 h is 4
    Scrabble score = 14

    generated at 16:20:50 on 30-04-24

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