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Synonyms for touchy
ˈtʌtʃ itouchy

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  1. touchy

    testy, peevish, irritable

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  1. huffy, thin-skinned, feisty, touchyadjective

    quick to take offense

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

    easy, insensitive

  2. delicate, ticklish, touchyadjective

    difficult to handle; requiring great tact

    "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"

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

    easy, insensitive

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  1. touchyadjective

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

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  1. touchyadjective

    irascible, irritable, petulant, testy, choleric, snappish

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  1. Saundra Pelletier:

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

  2. 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.

  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. Harley Rotbart:

    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.

  5. 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.

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