Definition of scratching:
moolah, scribble, bread, erosive, scratchy, rough, dinero, scraping, kale, scarifying, lettuce, prick, abrasion, start, clams, lucre, mark, dough, shekels, chicken feed, scratch line, cabbage, dent, boodle, incision, pelf, cacography, slit, starting line, scratch, scrawl, attritive, loot, gelt, sugar, scar, excoriation, abrasive, scrape, simoleons, wampum, sharp, lolly.
blemishing (part of speech: verb)
- shrill (part of speech: adjective)
- roughening (part of speech: verb)
- "The Lamp in the Desert", Ethel M. Dell.
The Harrisons burst out laughing at the ludicrous spectacle of four lads rubbing their eyes, scratching their heads, shaking themselves straight in their clothes, and looking as if there never had been half an idea in one of their minds.- "Viking Boys", Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby.
- "The Lost Wagon", James Arthur Kjelgaard.