itch for (something)
1. verb To have an interest in or desire to do something. I'm itching for another road trip, but I'm not sure where to go. If you're itching for the spotlight again, then you should get back on stage.
2. noun An interest in or desire to do something. I have an itch for another road trip, but I'm not sure where to go. If you're starting to have an itch for acting again, then you should get back on stage.
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*itch for something
a desire for something. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) l have an itch for some ice cream. We had an itch for a good movie, so we went.
itch for something
Fig. to desire something. I'm just itching for a visit from Amy. We are itching for some chocolate.
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