Definitions for touchyˈtʌtʃ i
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huffy, thin-skinned, feisty, touchy(adj)
quick to take offense
delicate, ticklish, touchy(adj)
difficult to handle; requiring great tact
"delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"
Extremely sensitive or volatile; easily disturbed to the point of becoming unstable; requiring caution or tactfulness.
It is an extremely touchy situation, with everybody's patience wearing thin.
Easily offended; oversensitive; ticklish.
He can be very touchy when you talk about his cat, so be as tactful as possible.
Origin: From touch + -y#Etymology 1
peevish; irritable; irascible; techy; apt to take fire
"Touchy!" is the third single to be released by A-ha from the Stay on These Roads album. The bassline on this song was recorded using a Yamaha DX7. It achieved world sales of approximately 900,000 copies.
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I'm not the most emotional, touchy-feely person, but it was hard not to tear up.
I'm so happy this is happening. I fully support you. i'm not the most emotional, touchy-feely person, but it was hard not to tear up.
It is stunning how many times kids touch their faces and then touch other kids, this is a very touchy-feely demographic, and that's how we share germs. ... And the little ones don't have the same exposure to germs that we do, so until their immune systems get built up, they get sick.
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