from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a thin rind or skin.
- adj. Oversensitive, especially to criticism or insult.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having a thin skin
- adj. overly sensitive to criticism; quick to take offence; irritable; touchy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a thin skin; hence, sensitive; irritable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a thin skin; hence, unduly sensitive; easily offended; irritable.
- Having merely a thin superstratum of good soil: said of land.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. quick to take offense
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Continue to imagine this going on while a very hostile crowd, which has a major case of the "I hate your guts cause you jilted my team" hangover, is screaming God-knows-what at the apparently thin-skinned LeBrick.
If spud advocates are feeling a bit thin-skinned, it may be because the potato has suffered snubs in recent years.
One is U.S. sensitivity to the Mexican elite, which can be thin-skinned about what it regards as infringements from the north on its national sovereignty.
Instead, it lies with an increasing number of liberal intellectuals who once supported him but now regard him as being too thin-skinned, overbearing and – they fear – increasingly authoritarian.
But the fallout from the incident has highlighted his weaknesses, casting him as both a thin-skinned brawler who berates reporters for asking questions and a publicity hog who seems to relish media attention, no matter how it comes his way.
Call the Wahh-mbulance -- Jack Kelly of The Blade proves once again that he's both a craven hypocrite and a thin-skinned whiner.
Between that and not linking to this post, she seems awfully thin-skinned and petty.
Walther Bothe was brilliant, disciplined, and notoriously thin-skinned
Thanks, I just like to annoy the trolls and it seems I got to him … all I said was get off your lazy ass and he started lashing out … What a thin-skinned troll …
Because of the publication of this would-be president's tirade, America can now clearly see this man's petty, thin-skinned and self-aggrandizing nature.