What does touchy mean?

Definitions for touchy
ˈtʌtʃ itouchy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. huffy, thin-skinned, feisty, touchy(adj)

    quick to take offense

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. touchy(Adjective)

    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.

  2. touchy(Adjective)

    Easily offended; oversensitive; ticklish.

    He can be very touchy when you talk about his cat, so be as tactful as possible.

  3. Origin: From touch + -y#Etymology 1

Webster Dictionary

  1. Touchy(adj)

    peevish; irritable; irascible; techy; apt to take fire

How to pronounce touchy?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say touchy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of touchy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of touchy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of touchy in a Sentence

  1. Saundra Pelletier:

    I'm not the most emotional, touchy-feely person, but it was hard not to tear up.

  2. Tom Perry:

    We have done some shows that dealt with pretty some touchy topics and people weren't altogether happy with how we dealt with it.

  3. Saundra Pelletier:

    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.

  4. Dan Washburn:

    For Xi, golf is just such a touchy topic back home, saddled with so much baggage -- the optics would be awful, with or without Trump.

  5. Leslie Cho:

    There is a lot of social demographic factors that makes( women) disadvantaged and I think that’s why they’re returning to work less, it’s a touchy subject, because it’s so socially sensitive.

Images & Illustrations of touchy

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