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Adjective: touchy (touchier,touchiest)  tú-chee
  1. Quick to take offence
    "China's leaders are often too touchy before domestic audiences";
    - huffy, thin-skinned, feisty, miffy
     
  2. Difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    "a touchy subject";
    - delicate, ticklish, tickly

Derived forms: touchier, touchiest

See also: difficult, hard, sensitive

Encyclopedia: Touchy