Scratchy – meaning of the word and examples

Causing or liable to cause a slight grating noise: (Dictionary.com)

Consisting of or marked by scratches. (Dictionary.com)

Uneven; haphazard: (Dictionary.com)

Marked or made with scratches. (Merriam – Webster)

Likely to scratch: Prickly. (Merriam – Webster)

Making a scratching noise. (Merriam – Webster)

Uneven in quality: Ragged. (Merriam – Webster)

A scratchy record, etc. has scratches on it so it makes unpleasant noises when is played. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Scratch clothes are rough and uncomfortable. (Cambridge Dictionary)

(especially of a fabric or garment) having a rough, uncomfortable texture and tending to cause itching or discomfort. (Oxford Dictionaries)

 (of a voice or sound) rough; grating. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples 

Get to the Bottom of Your Sore Throat. 

A scratchy throat can be more than just an annoyance.

https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/features/get-to-the-bottom-of-your-sore-throat#1

Audio Is Distorted or Scratchy – Intel

Distorted or scratchy audio can be caused by several problems

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000007054/boards-and-kits/desktop-boards.html

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