Definition of scratchy:
mismatched, unsmooth, cranky, rocky, pettish, fierce, crank, harsh, galling, shingly, fractious, irritating, rasping, petulant, gravelly, jolty, spotty, odd, raucous, dry, annoying, bumpy, jarring, pebbly, uneven, pestiferous, tippy, raspy, pesky, recalcitrant, squawky, nettlesome, excitable, boisterous, vexing, refractory, crude, tender, testy, plaguy, jolting, patched, techy, peevish, spotted, jumpy, strident, sounds, hoarse, irritable, pestering, bothersome, abrasive, plaguey, tetchy, peckish, approximate, teasing, rough, pugnacious, grating, uncut, approximative, vexatious.
- "Fibble, D. D.", Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb.
If there was " bugle trimming" among its adornments the caller was shown into the parlor on the right side, where the furniture was all stuffed and no harm could be done, but if the clothes were devoid of the shiny, scratchy gear, she might safely be allowed to enter and sit upon the polished mahogany of the room on the left of the hall.- "A Portrait of Old George Town", Grace Dunlop Ecker.
- "Dorothy Dale", Margaret Penrose.