1. touchy

adjective. ['ˈtʌtʃi'] quick to take offense.


  • huffy
  • sensitive
  • feisty


  • compliant
  • manageable
  • obedient
  • soft

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Words that Rhyme with Touchy

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  • fruchey
  • brutsche
  • suchy
  • duchy
  • buchi

Example sentences of the word touchy

1. Noun, singular or mass
Sex drive is a touchy subject that tends to be rife with miscommunication.

2. Adjective
Micrometers are very touchy tools that need to be handled with care.

Quotes containing the word touchy

1. I love driving cars, looking at them, cleaning and washing and shining them. I clean 'em inside and outside. I'm very touchy about cars. I don't want anybody leaning on them or closing the door too hard, know what I mean?
- Scott Baio

2. Humor is very very risky, particularly for a candidate, unless he's been in so long that it just doesn't matter, and he's not running for president. But it's just that people are so sensitive and so touchy, and you're just going to upset somebody without ever realizing it.
- Mark Russell

2. touchy-feely

adjective. (often derogatory) openly expressing love and affection (especially through physical contact).


  • passionless

3. touchy

adjective. ['ˈtʌtʃi'] difficult to handle; requiring great tact.


  • hard
  • delicate
  • ticklish


  • ease
  • effortless
  • undemanding
  • tractable