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thin–skinned

adjective \ˈthin-ˌskind\

: having a thin skin

: easily bothered by criticism or insults : very sensitive

Full Definition of THIN-SKINNED

1
:  having a thin skin or rind <thin–skinned oranges>
2
:  unduly susceptible to criticism or insult :  touchy

First Known Use of THIN-SKINNED

1598

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