Synonyms and Antonyms of touchy
- Watch what you say around him, as he's very touchy about every little thing.
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
- Money is a touchy subject for many people and shouldn't be discussed casually.
catchy, delicate, difficult, hairy, knotty, nasty, prickly, problematic (also problematical), sensitive, spiny, sticky, thorny, ticklish, 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
capable of catching or being set on fire
- The experiment involves the use of some touchy chemicals, so caution is required.