Definition of Touchily

1. Adverb. In a touchy manner. "He touchily refused all offers to help"

Partainyms: Touchy



Definition of Touchily

1. adv. In a touchy manner.

Definition of Touchily

1. Adverb. In a touchy manner ¹

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Definition of Touchily

1. touchy [adv] - See also: touchy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touchily

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

Literary usage of Touchily

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1. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"he said touchily. "Not that fidelity will be any great merit in me after your kind speech about my unworthiness, which should have been said by myself if by ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1826)
"... so touchily defended by the gallant officer, did not scruple to make this unjustifiable attack upon the respectable lawyers whom he had named. ..."

3. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1859)
"Now, what should you have done under the circumstances ? MYSELF (dreamily to Snob).—I should have let fly the revolver amongst them. SNOB (touchily). ..."

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