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Touchy synonyms

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Having a bad temper
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  1. Having a bad temper
  2. Irritable in a surly manner.
Irritable; touchy; peevish
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  1. Irritable; touchy; peevish
  2. Irritated, impatient, or exasperated; peevish:
Characterized by or resulting from anger.
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  1. Characterized by or resulting from anger.
  2. Prone to outbursts of temper; easily angered.
  3. Showing or resulting from a quick temper or a fit of anger
Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
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  1. Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
  2. Causing or able to cause harm; hurtful
Marked by danger; perilous.
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  1. Marked by danger; perilous.
  2. Risky, dangerous, with the nature of a hazard.
  3. Risky; dangerous; perilous
Dangerous, involving risks.
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  1. Dangerous, involving risks.
  2. Involving risk; hazardous; dangerous
(--- Archaic) Having choler as the dominant humor in terms of medieval physiology.
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  1. (--- Archaic) Having choler as the dominant humor in terms of medieval physiology.
  2. Having or showing a quick temper or irascible nature
  3. Showing or expressing anger:
Characterized by or resulting from anger.
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  1. Characterized by or resulting from anger.
  2. Prone to outbursts of temper; easily angered.
  3. Showing or resulting from a quick temper or a fit of anger
Sharp and stinging in style or content; vivid or fiery:
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  1. Sharp and stinging in style or content; vivid or fiery:
  2. Of, containing, or resembling pepper; sharp or pungent in flavor.
  3. Having the taste of pepper.
Easily aroused to anger.
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  1. Easily aroused to anger.
  2. (Usually said of a person, but sometimes of an animal) Easily or quickly angered or frustrated.
Irritated, impatient, or exasperated; peevish:
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  1. Irritated, impatient, or exasperated; peevish:
  2. Irritable; touchy; peevish
Touchy; irritable; peevish
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  1. Touchy; irritable; peevish
  2. Peevish; testy:
Having or showing a sensitive or, sometimes, finicky distaste for what is considered offensive or improper
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  1. Having or showing a sensitive or, sometimes, finicky distaste for what is considered offensive or improper
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
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  1. Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
  2. Fluctuating or tending to fluctuate, especially in price:
  3. Easily irritated:
Needing careful handling; precarious; delicate
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  1. Needing careful handling; precarious; delicate
  2. Very sensitive or easily upset; touchy
  3. Touchy, sensitive, or delicate.
(Idiomatic) attributive form of touch and go
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  1. (Idiomatic) attributive form of touch and go
  2. (Idiomatic) precarious, delicate, dangerous, risky, sensitive or of uncertain outcome.
  3. Dangerous and uncertain in nature or outcome; precarious; delicate:
Hard to deal with, complicated
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  1. Hard to deal with, complicated
  2. Requiring great skill or care
  3. Requiring caution or skill:
Find another word for touchy. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for touchy, like: ill-humored, testy, irascible, harmful, hazardous, risky, irritable, unsafe, irritable, choleric and irascible.