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Synonyms for touchy
ˈtʌtʃ i

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    quick to take offense

    Synonyms:
    mad, delicate, feisty, ticklish, thin-skinned, plucky, huffy, spunky, sore

    Antonyms:
    easy, insensitive

  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"

    Synonyms:
    delicate, feisty, ticklish, soft, fragile, frail, huffy, thin-skinned, finespun

    Antonyms:
    easy, insensitive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. touchy

    Synonyms:
    testy, peevish, irritable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. touchy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    peevish, snappish, waspish, cross, testy, irritable, fretful, splenetic, irascible, petulant, choleric, peppery, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, like tinder, like touch-wood

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sensitive

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