thin-skinned

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thin-skinned

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see thin,‎ skinned.
    You must handle thin-skinned fruits carefully to avoid bruising them.
  2. (idiomatic) overly sensitive to criticism; quick to take offence; irritable; touchy
    She's rather thin-skinned when it comes to comments about her work.

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