Definition of ticklish
- a ticklish subject
My feet are very ticklish.
he's ticklish about his looks, so it's wisest to avoid the subject altogether
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choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, irritable, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspish;
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an inn where caravans rest at night
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