be itching to do something


be itching to do something
be itching for something/to do something/informal phrase
to feel very impatient because you want to do something immediately

I was itching to get into the kitchen, to try out some of these recipes.

Thesaurus: to want somethingsynonym to want to do somethingsynonym
Main entry: itch

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • itching — itchingly, adv. /ich ing/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by an irritating sensation of the skin. 2. of, pertaining to, or having a longing or desire to do or have something: An itching public anxiously awaits her announcement. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Itching — An uncomfortable sensation in the skin that feels as if something is crawling on the skin or on the skin, and makes the person want to scratch the affected area. Medically known as pruritus. Something that is itchy is * * * An uncomfortable… …   Medical dictionary

  • be itching for something — be itching for something/to do something/informal phrase to feel very impatient because you want to do something immediately I was itching to get into the kitchen, to try out some of these recipes. Thesaurus: to want somethingsynonym to want to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be\ itching\ to — • have an itch to do • have an itch for • be itching to v. phr. To have a very strong desire to do something. Jack is itching to travel abroad …   Словарь американских идиом

  • be itching to — {v. phr.} To have a very strong desire to do something. * /Jack is itching to travel abroad./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • be itching to — {v. phr.} To have a very strong desire to do something. * /Jack is itching to travel abroad./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • had an itching palm — was greedy, wanted something (especially money) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • has an itching palm — is greedy, wants something (especially money) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • have an itching palm — be greedy, desire something (especially money) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • itch — [[t]ɪ̱tʃ[/t]] itches, itching, itched 1) VERB When a part of your body itches, you have an unpleasant feeling on your skin that makes you want to scratch. When someone has hayfever, the eyes and nose will stream and itch... My skin was hard and… …   English dictionary


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