My throat feels a bit scratchy and I need something to drink.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective 1 (of clothes or fabric) rough and unpleasant to the touch: This sweater is too scratchy. + a scratchy blanket 2 (of a record, voice, etc.) making a rough, unpleasant sound like sth being scratched across a surface: a scratchy recording of Mario Lanza + a scratchy pen 3 (of writing or drawings) done without care: She had scrawled me a note in her familiar scratchy handwriting.
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