Synonyms and Antonyms of ticklish
- He's ticklish about his new haircut, so it's wisest to avoid the subject altogether.
hypersensitive, oversensitive, sensitive, supersensitive, tender
choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, irritable, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspish
bearish, bilious, cantankerous, curmudgeonly, disagreeable, dyspeptic, ill-humored, ill-natured, ill-tempered, ornery, querulous, surly
agreeable, amiable, good-natured, good-tempered, well-disposed
carefree, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, relaxed, unconcerned
forbearing, long-suffering, obliging, understanding
requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling
- Trying to tell him that his zipper is down without embarrassing him will be a ticklish task.
catchy, delicate, difficult, hairy, knotty, nasty, prickly, problematic (also problematical), sensitive, spiny, sticky, thorny, touchy, tough, tricky
abstract, abstruse, complex, complicated, hard, intricate, involved, recondite, serious
problem, troublesome, troublous, vexatious, vexing, worrisome
burdensome, demanding, exacting, importunate, inconvenient, onerous, oppressive, painful, stressful