What is the meaning of touchy?

adjective

  • Quick to take offense.
  • Difficult to handle; requiring great tact.
    • usage: "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"
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APAWordNet. (2010). touchy. Retrieved February 17, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/touchy/definitions/1185587
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HarvardWordNet 2010, touchy, Smart Define, viewed 17 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/touchy/definitions/1185587>.
MLAWordNet. "touchy" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/touchy/definitions/1185587>
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