GRE Word List

TOUCHY

oversensitive; easily offended; irasible; delicate; needing delicate handling; Ex. touchy situation

The meaning of the word touchy is oversensitive; easily offended; irasible; delicate; needing delicate handling; Ex. touchy situation.

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