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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scratchernoun

    a workman who uses a tool for scratching

  2. scratchernoun

    a person who scratches to relieve an itch

  3. scratchernoun

    a device used for scratching


  1. scratchernoun

    A piece of equipment used for scratching a part of one's body.

  2. scratchernoun

    Someone who scratches.

  3. scratchernoun

    A scratch card

  4. scratchernoun

    A bed. (etymology: rhyming slang, rhymes with "scratch your head") usage references: )

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Scratchernoun

    He that scratches.

    Etymology: from scratch.


  1. scratcher

    A scratcher is usually a device or tool designed for scratching a particular surface, often used to relieve an itch. These can range from back scratchers used by humans to cat scratchers used by cats to sharpen their claws. The term can also refer to a type of lottery ticket in which a layer is scratched off to reveal whether a prize has been won. It can also mean a person who scratches. The exact definition can vary depending on context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scratchernoun

    one who, or that which, scratches; specifically (Zool.), any rasorial bird

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scratcher in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scratcher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of scratcher in a Sentence

  1. Jacob Rappaport:

    Folks are waiting for the Fed today for some sort of guidance, but it's a head-scratcher that there's nothing that can hold this market down, there are not a lot of places to put money right now in a low-interest rate environment.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    pound for pound, the best one of the bunch, a fighter, scratcher, pit bull, she can nail ‘em to the floor in one second flat, her body’s beautiful, but her mind’s a work of art, whirling madly, twisting and turning, she’s a REAL woman and she won’t let you forget it

  3. Daniel Ives:

    This as another indicator the Nokia acquisition was a $7 billion head-scratcher deal that remains an overhang for Microsoft, nadella inherited this headache, now he is trying to make the best of a bad acquisition.

  4. Kim Forrest:

    It feels like markets want to move higher even though there is no real reason for us to pay more. Its a head scratcher.

  5. Andrew Zimmern:

    I haven't come across a problem that is as deadly and as crisis-filled as the global and national hunger crisis that we are currently enduring, i'm staggered by this … To me, it is the biggest head-scratcher of head-scratchers.

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