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Meaning of TOUCHY

Pronunciation:  'tuchee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  irritable and looking for trouble; "too touchy to make judicious decisions"
  2. [adj]  quick to take offense
 

TOUCHY is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: feisty, huffy, ill-natured, sensitive, thin-skinned
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Touch"y\, a. [For techy, tetchy.]
Peevish; irritable; irascible; techy; apt to take fire.
[Colloq.]

      It may be said of Dryden that he was at no time touchy
      about personal attacks.                  --Saintsbury.

 

 

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