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touchy

touchy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word touchy

Definition
(adj) quick to take offense
Synonyms : feisty , huffy , thin-skinned

Definition
(adj) difficult to handle; requiring great tact
Synonyms : delicate , ticklish
Example Sentence
  • delicate negotiations with the big powers
  • hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter
  • a touchy subject

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for touchy

Remember Touch me not plant, which is very sensitive
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TOUCHY or MOODY - someone who is oversensitive and reacts to everything.
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