Touchy in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Touchy

(of a situation) Extremely sensitive or volatile; easily disturbed to the point of becoming unstable; requiring caution or tactfulness. | (of a person) Easily offended; oversensitive; ticklish.

Short Example Sentence for Touchy

  • 1. They are a touchy race at any time. 🔊
  • 2. His touchy pride rebelled now. 🔊
  • 3. I never saw you so touchy in all my life. 🔊
  • 4. They say the lady herself is now touchy on the point. 🔊
  • 5. And the nearer the time came the more touchy she got. 🔊
  • 6. We now come to the touchy subject of police and boards. 🔊
  • 7. He knew his failing, and was rather touchy about it. 🔊
  • 8. Any touchy planets our spies report, we divert the files. 🔊
  • 9. Now perhaps the Danes might be as touchy as the soldier. 🔊
  • 10. I'm mighty touchy about some things. 🔊
  • 11. The creature is easily tamed, and becomes a lovable and not a touchy pet. 🔊
  • 12. These Northbury people are as touchy as if they were somebodies. 🔊
  • 13. No one was so touchy as the Judge about his dignity if it were disregarded. 🔊
  • 14. I have often found the Southerners rather touchy on this point. 🔊
  • 15. Again her silence proved to me that I'd hit a touchy spot. 🔊
  • 16. I'm touchy about some things, Mr. Pussy-foot. 🔊
  • 17. We don't want any of these touchy blue days; these ups and downs. 🔊
  • 18. But we do know they're mighty touchy on who cruises round El Diablo. 🔊

How to use Touchy in Sentence?

  • 1. Stinky, who was very touchy on the score of the vile smell of his trade, boiled over. 🔊
  • 2. I have taken pains with the dialogue, and made it as sharp and touchy as I could. 🔊
  • 3. The enemy also suffered from a very touchy pistol which they introduced for the war-heads of their torpedoes. 🔊
  • 4. Constantine was extremely touchy about the prosperity of his new city and had just condemned to death a friend of his own for the same crime. 🔊
  • 5. State and local police can be touchy about their jurisdictions, and can sometimes be mulish when the feds show up. 🔊
  • 6. Newton himself was famously touchy about precedence and attribution, even if not about legal ownership of his ideas. 🔊
  • 7. She did not see his face very plainly, did not catch his hesitation as he engaged on this touchy theme. 🔊
  • 8. He was touchy on the subject, he gladly told himself, as he held her close in all the thankfulness of regaining her. 🔊
  • 9. This sentiment, however, was not openly expressed, as the lad was found to be decidedly sensitive and touchy on the subject. 🔊
  • 10. He is a touchy sort of fellow, and mightn't like to think I knew that about him. 🔊
  • 11. You are a-gittin' powerful touchy here lately, and it ain't becomin' in a man of yore dignity. 🔊
  • 12. Steve Jackson, like many creative artists, was markedly touchy about theft of intellectual property. 🔊
  • 13. We grew touchy on little things, as a misplaced plate, a shortage of firewood, too deep a draught at the nearly empty bucket. 🔊
  • 14. This does have touchy aspects, as Secret Service people in particular examine bulletin boards with some regularity. 🔊
  • 15. Ye know, professor, these Injuns are touchy about questions o' deity, and they have to be handled wi' gloves. 🔊
  • 16. Now, when the world and Mr. Hickok understood each other on this touchy point, every sign of friction ceased. 🔊
  • 17. This was the one thing Lord Manister said which came within measurable distance of offending the touchy Herbert. 🔊