Definition of 'touchy'
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It is still a touchy subject. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So for a video game, it is a touchy subject. The Sun (2016)Nobody actually choked on their tea, but the looks of consternation reminded me that prison has been a touchy subject for a long time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ministers are touchy about criticisms that the exams are getting easier. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a touchy theological issue in many groups. Christianity Today (2000)If you try to give men directions in bed they get really touchy. The Sun (2014)They can be a bit touchy about things like that. The Sun (2013)Therefore it is a touchy subject for them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Pupils will also be able to discuss touchy issues during citizenship lessons and assemblies. The Sun (2008)Hygiene is a bit of a touchy subject because of what happened to my father. The Sun (2011)His party has always been touchy on the subject of education. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is an extremely touchy subject. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can't worry if people are touchy about certain things. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After all, writers normally get rather touchy about matters of contribution. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's a very touchy subject for me. The Sun (2013)Algeria is a touchy subject in France. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These issues need to be handled sensitively; some people might be touchy about being probed in this way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Russians get very touchy if foreigners criticise their country, though they will readily admit it is chaotic themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Well too bad, touchy people. The Sun (2014)He gets a bit touchy. The Sun (2013)And that's before we get to the touchy subject of what you're going to say. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The average gondola has cost its owner about 50,000, and he is liable to be a bit touchy about the paintwork. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Everyone's a bit touchy about the whole thing so I decided to do a few jokes on the subject. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'touchy'
British English: touchy /ˈtʌtʃɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Touchy people are easily upset or irritated.
She is very touchy about her past.
- American English: touchy
- Arabic: حَسَّاس
- Brazilian Portuguese: sensitivo
- Chinese: 暴躁的
- Croatian: osjetljiv
- Czech: nedůtklivý
- Danish: pirrelig
- Dutch: overgevoelig
- European Spanish: susceptible
- Finnish: herkkänahkainen
- French: susceptible
- German: empfindlich
- Greek: μυγιάγγιχτος
- Italian: permaloso
- Japanese: 怒りっぽい
- Korean: 화를 잘 내는
- Norwegian: overfølsom
- Polish: drażliwy
- European Portuguese: sensível
- Romanian: ultrasensibil
- Russian: чувствительный
- Spanish: susceptible
- Swedish: snarstucken
- Thai: ฉุนเฉียวโกรธง่าย
- Turkish: hassas
- Ukrainian: чутливий
- Vietnamese: hay giận dỗi
Definition of touchy from the Collins English Dictionary
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