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touchy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Touchy  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  touchy 
  adj  1:  quick  to  take  offense  [syn:  {huffy},  {thin-skinned}] 
  2:  irritable  and  looking  for  trouble;  "too  touchy  to  make 
  judicious  decisions"  [syn:  {feisty}] 




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