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English definition of “scratchy”

scratchy

adjective     /ˈskrætʃ.i/
Scratchy clothes are rough and uncomfortable.Rough, irregular and uneven mainly UK A scratchy pen does not write easily and without interruption: This pen's scratchy. Do you have another one?Rough, irregular and uneven 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.Audio and video equipment
(Definition of scratchy adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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