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English-German translation for: touchy
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Dictionary English German: touchy

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English German
ADJ   touchy | touchier | touchiest
SYNO   delicate | ticklish | touchy | feisty ... 
touchy {adj}
touchy {adj}
zickig [ugs.] [pej.] [empfindlich, reizbar]
touchy {adj} [subject]
touchy {adj} [apt to take offense]
touchy {adj}
touchy {adj} [ready to take offense on slight provocation]leicht gekränkt [leicht beleidigt]
2 Words
touchy-feely {adj} [coll.](übermäßig) gefühlsbetont
touchy-feely {adj} [coll.](übermäßig) körperbetont
touchy-feely {adj} [coll.] [often pej.]emotional [mit der Tendenz zum körperlichen Ausdruck von Gefühlen]
touchy-feely {adj} [coll.] [pej.]gefühlsduselig [ugs.] [pej.]
to be touchyempfindlich sein
touchy subjectReizthema {n}
touchy subjectheikles Thema {n}
3 Words
touchy-feely talkGefühlsduselei {f}
5+ Words
How can one be so touchy?Wie kann man nur so empfindlich sein?
touchy (in matters of honor) {adj} [Am.]ehrenkäsig [ugs.] [regional] [in Ehrensachen besonders empfindlich]
touchy (in matters of honor) {adj} [Am.]ehrpusselig [ugs.] [sehr auf seine Ehre bedacht.]
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A 2012-03-11: Well, my point was that "touchy-feely" is not just talk or display of emot...
A 2012-03-11: Gefühlsduselei > touchy-feely talk (hugging does not tally so well with fr...
A 2012-03-11: "Gefühlsduselei" works here, but it does ignore the "touchy" part.
Q 2012-03-10: touchy-feely talk
A 2008-02-17: touchy-feely
A 2008-02-17: touchy
A 2007-11-19: OMG JohnK, are we a little touchy?
A 2007-02-22: insurance text is a touchy subject
A 2006-09-21: oo touchy....why TB when lapsing lyrical?
A 2006-09-17: On the job - some are touchy, for some it's risqué - but 'no risk no fun' ...
A 2005-11-01: touchy

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