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scratchy

adjective uk   /ˈskrætʃ.i/ us  
Scratchy clothes are rough and uncomfortable. mainly UK A scratchy pen. does not write easily and without interruption: This pen's scratchy. Do you have another one? A scratchy record, etc. has scratches on it so it makes unpleasant noises when it is played: We spent the evening listening to her scratchy old jazz records.
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