Meaning: If you're itching for something, you really want it.
- be itching for sth After they'd had a few drinks, some of the guys were itching for a fight.
- be itching for sth The team's substitutes are itching for a chance to get onto the pitch to show off their footballing skills.
itching for: fight, drink, chance, opportunity
Note: Always used in one of the continuous tenses, such as "is itching for", "was itching for" or "has been itching for".
Ever since Carlos lost his world middleweight title to Hiroko, he has been itching for a rematch. He wants to