Etymology
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itchy (adj.)

Old English giccig; see itch + -y (2). Figurative itchy palm is attested by 1599 (Jonson; Shakespeare has itching palm in the same sense, 1601). Other figurative uses include itching ears "a hankering for gossip," itching elbows "a passion for gambling." Related: Itchiness.

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Definitions of itchy

itchy (adj.)
nervous and unable to relax;
Synonyms: antsy / fidgety / fretful
itchy (adj.)
causing an irritating cutaneous sensation; being affect with an itch;
he had an itchy toe from the mosquito bite
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