Definition of thin-skinned in English:

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thin-skinned

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adjective

Sensitive to criticism or insults: these bloggers sure are a thin-skinned crowd
More example sentences
  • I am not very tough yet, I am not very hardened - at times this sensitivity may make me thin-skinned about criticism.
  • Why are these defensive-sounding scientists and thin-skinned writers getting so overexcited?
  • He is a clever bully, brutal in his criticism of others but so thin-skinned that he resorts instantly to the libel laws to cow his own critics.
Synonyms
sensitive, oversensitive, hypersensitive, easily offended, easily hurt, touchy, defensive

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Syllabification: thin-skinned

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