Definition of Scratchiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of scratchy) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scratchiest

1. scratchy [adj] - See also: scratchy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scratchiest

scratchboards
scratchbrush
scratchbrushes
scratchcard
scratchcards
scratched
scratched one's head
scratcher
scratchers
scratches
scratches one's head
scratcheth
scratchie
scratchier
scratchies
scratchiest (current term)
scratchily
scratchiness
scratchinesses
scratching
scratching one's head
scratching post
scratching posts
scratchingly
scratchings
scratchiti
scratchless
scratchlike
scratchpad
scratchpads

Literary usage of Scratchiest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration (1914)
"... we will call in the children and we will all scramble over the fence and have a nice little family fight and see whose chickens are 'the scratchiest. ..."

2. The Musical World (1870)
"... or three great artists receiving fabulous sums on the one hand, on the other, a company of mediocrities, and a mise-en- scene of the scratchiest kind. ..."

3. Foes in Law by Rhoda Broughton (1900)
"... so that the attendance is of the " scratchiest," and the food shows a disposition to fall short. But again nobody seems to care a jot. ..."

4. Foes in Law by Rhoda Broughton (1900)
"The expected waiters are still conspicuous by their absence, so that the attendance is of the " scratchiest," and the food shows a disposition to fall short ..."

5. Adventures in American Bookshops, Antique Stores and Auction Rooms by Guido Bruno (1922)
""Washington and Polk wrote the handsomest letters, and Roosevelt and Grant the scratchiest." Mr. Benjamin is the great pioneer in his chosen field, ..."

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