What does the word touchy mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Quick tempered.

Usage examples for touchy

  1. I hate people to be touchy and blubber over a thing like that." – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. You know how touchy he is when anything's the matter with him. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  3. " Looks like you're turrible touchy about her cookin', and swelled up over gittin' a Christmas present," he remarked, finally. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart