Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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 [informal]
  2. Difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    "a touchy subject";
    - delicate, ticklish, tickly

Derived forms: touchier, touchiest

See also: difficult, hard, sensitive

Encyclopedia: Touchy