Synonyms and Antonyms of touchy
1 easily offended watch what you say around him, as he's very touchy about every little thing Synonyms of touchy huffy, tetchy, thin-skinned, ticklish Words Related to touchy hypersensitive, oversensitive, sensitive, supersensitive, tender; choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crotchety, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, irritable, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, ratty, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snarky, snippety, snippy, stroppy [British], stuffy, testy, waspish; bearish, bilious, cantankerous, curmudgeonly, disagreeable, dyspeptic, ill-humored, ill-natured, ill-tempered, ornery, querulous, surly Near Antonyms of touchy agreeable, amiable, good-natured, good-tempered, well-disposed; carefree, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, relaxed, unconcerned; forbearing, long-suffering, obliging, understanding Antonyms of touchy thick-skinned
2 requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling money is a touchy subject for many people and shouldn't be discussed casually Synonyms of touchy catchy, delicate, difficult, dodgy [chiefly British], hairy, knotty, nasty, prickly, problematic (also problematical), sensitive, spiny, sticky, thorny, ticklish, tricky, tough, tricksyWords Related to touchy abstract, abstruse, complex, complicated, hard, intricate, involved, recondite, serious; problem, scabrous, stubborn, troublesome, troublous, vexatious, vexing, worrisome; burdensome, demanding, discommoding, exacting, exhausting, importunate, inconvenient, onerous, oppressive, painful, stressfulNear Antonyms of touchy easy, effortless, manageable, painless, simple, straightforward, uncomplicated, undemanding, unproblematic
3 capable of catching or being set on fire the experiment involves the use of some touchy chemicals, so caution is required Synonyms of touchy burnable, combustive, fiery, flammable, ignitable (also ignitible), inflammable, combustibleWords Related to touchy explosive, incendiaryNear Antonyms of touchy nonexplosiveAntonyms of touchy fireproof, incombustible, nonburnable, noncombustible, nonflammable, noninflammable, unburnable
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