Part of speech:
Having a bad temper
Easily aroused to anger.
The definition of irascible is quick-tempered.
Causing or able to cause harm; hurtful
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Not safe; dangerous.
Note: Cantankerous is generally used to describe an unpleasant elderly person in a slightly pejorative manner. However, the term can be used to people in general, livestock, and machinery as well.
Having or showing a quick temper or irascible nature
Working unpredictably; erratic:
Involving interchange; reciprocal.
Affected by slight causes; showing slight changes.
The definition of fragile is someone or something delicate, flimsy or easily broken.
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
Surly and peevish; cranky.
Angered or offended
Querulous or discontented.
Dangerously lacking in security or stability:
Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
Feeling physical pain; hurting:
The definition of temperamental is someone or something that is prone to wild swings of emotion or that does not behave or work reliably.
Needing careful handling; precarious; delicate
Affording or forming shade; shady.
(Colloquial) Sexually repressed.
(Comput.) Designating or of memory that does not retain stored data when the power supply is disconnected or interrupted
The definition of laid back is someone or something that is casual, calm and often unpretentious.
Not agitated or excited; tranquil
The definition of unflappable is not easily flustered.
Of, like, or highly seasoned with pepper
(Idiomatic) attributive form of touch and go
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
The definition of feisty is someone aggressive or lively.
Find another word for touchy. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for touchy, like: ill-humored, risky, quick-tempered, testy, irascible, harmful, hazardous, irritable, unsafe, cantankerous and choleric.