Synonyms of itch in English:

itch


See definition of itch

noun

1‘scratch my back—I have an itch’

SYNONYMS

tingling, irritation, itchiness, stinging, prickling, tickling

paraesthesia

rare formication

2‘he had the itch to write fiction’

SYNONYMS

longing, yearning, pining, craving, ache, burning, hunger, thirst, urge, lust, hankering, need, eagerness, zeal, covetousness

wish, fancy, desire

hope, aspiration, dream

yen


verb

1‘the heat made their chilblains itch’

SYNONYMS

tingle, be irritated, be itchy, sting, prickle, tickle

2‘he itched to do something to help’

SYNONYMS

long, yearn, pine, ache, burn, hanker after, hanker for, hunger, thirst, lust, pant, hope, be eager, be desperate, be consumed with desire, be unable to wait, would give one's eye teeth, wish, have a fancy

crave, need, lust after, dream of, set one's heart on, be bent on, eat one's heart out over, covet

want, desire, fancy, set one's sights on

have a yen, be dying, be gagging