Definition of Touchiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of touchy) ¹



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Definition of Touchiest

1. touchy [adj] - See also: touchy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touchiest

touche
touched
touched(p)
touched in the haid
touched in the head
touched up
toucher
touchers
touches
touches up
touchest
toucheth
touchhole
touchholes
touchier
touchiest (current term)
touchily
touchin'
touchiness
touchinesses
touching
touching up
touchingly
touchingness
touchings
touchless
touchline
touchlines
touchmark
touchmarks

Literary usage of Touchiest

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1890)
"Each commune was as jealous of its rights of ownership as the touchiest of squires ; but, so long as the population was as scanty in proportion to the ..."

2. The Century (1902)
"Never once was there a word spoken by him which could offend the touchiest of touchy geniuses. With unending patience, by his own example chiefly, ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"Each commune was as jealous of its rights of ownership as the touchiest of squires ; but, so long as the population was as scanty in proportion to the ..."

4. Representative British Dramas: Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"We are given to understand that he was one of the touchiest men, resenting the slightest unfavourable allusion to his work. This portraiture makes us ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1817)
"... be laid before iL¡' House, copies of all rule* m tlie Court of Exchequer, touchiest tí« ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1874)
"... there was nothing of the old provoking peremptoriness in his manner, nothing that the touchiest younger brother could possibly resent. ..."

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