Meaning of “seven-year itch” in the English Dictionary

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"seven-year itch" in British English

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seven-year itchnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌsev.ən.jɪə ˈrɪtʃ/ us /ˌsev.ən.jɪr ˈrɪtʃ/ informal humorous

A married person who has the seven-year itch is feeling unhappy with their marriage after seven years, and is considering having a sexual relationship with another person.

(Definition of “seven-year itch” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)