1. scratching

noun. ['ˈskrætʃɪŋ'] a harsh noise made by scraping.


  • scrape
  • scratch
  • scraping


  • comprehensibility
  • soothe

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Rhymes with Scratching

  • dispatching
  • snatching
  • attaching
  • patching
  • matching
  • latching
  • hatching
  • catching

Sentences with scratching

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
A cloth has less risk of damaging or scratching the glass.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Put a scratching post up against the side of the sofa where he normally scratches.

Quotes about scratching

1. When I get lonely these days, I think: So BE lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the human experience. But never again use another person's body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilled yearnings.
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

2. Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.
- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

3. He’s as tall as a tree, but he fights like a rose bush. What’s with all the scratching? I should cut him down in the name of romance.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE