: marked by readiness to take offense on slight provocation <he's a little touchy about his past>
a of a body part : acutely sensitive or irritable
b of a chemical : highly explosive or inflammable
Examples of TOUCHY
- Don't be so touchy. I was just kidding.
- <watch what you say around him, as he's very touchy about every little thing>
First Known Use of TOUCHY
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