Synonyms for touchy

Synonyms for (adjective) touchy

Synonyms: delicate, touchy, ticklish

Definition: difficult to handle; requiring great tact

Usage: delicate negotiations with the big powers; hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter; a touchy subject

Similar words: difficult, hard

Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?


Synonyms: huffy, thin-skinned, touchy, feisty

Definition: quick to take offense

Similar words: sensitive

Definition: being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others

Usage: sensitive to the local community and its needs