Adjective(1) quick to take offense(2) difficult to handle; requiring great tact
(1) They've actually hit upon a touchy topic here, so the less you let them know it bothers you, the better off you'll be.(2) This explains why the French are so touchy about their language.(3) And having tasted success, he is touchy about the movies he accepts.(4) Diplomats from other countries were as touchy .(5) So this is a touchy issue and may not be true for all cases of guys.(6) Hooke was a difficult man, fiercely competitive, touchy , quarrelsome, and a vicious critic.(7) Now that the national has gone from relaxed and comfortable to alert but not alarmed, everyone's a little touchy about who might be up to no good.(8) Car owners have also become so touchy and fussy about the parking space that any encroachment leads to heated arguments and bouts of fisticuffs.(9) Suicide is a touchy subject for the media, indeed the coroner has a full page of guidelines on how to write about it without inadvertently promoting it.(10) Even cool Capricorns can get touchy and easily upset during the Time of the Crab.(11) This was unsurprising, since the topic is touchy and the play controversial.(12) The city, hoping to stave off a touchy situation, tested the water, which turned out to be harmless.(13) By acquiescing to both England and Germany through the Iberian Indecision, France completely avoids this touchy issue.(14) The biggest expenditure in those days was the horse feed for the fire department, a touchy subject in a town that had already burned down a couple of times by then.(15) Before the Parkinsons he was never a touchy kind of guy.(16) Residential crowding on campus is a touchy topic for upperclassmen.
(1) touchy-feely :: sart-feely
1. sensitive ::
2. delicate ::
3. ticklish ::
4. huffy ::
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but I know it's kind of a TOUCHY subject.
The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 17
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