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
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