Definition of ticklish:
precarious, whimsical, feisty, mercurial, temperamental, touchy, easy, uncertain, change, awkward, frail, hard, freakish, fantastical, irritable, finespun, changeable, capricious, intricate, fragile, inconstant, huffy, soft, inconsistent, touch-and-go, erratic, thin-skinned, unpredictable, hypersensitive, delicate, variable, volatile, difficult, unstable, fickle, prickly, continue, unsteady, sensitive, fantastic.
difficult (part of speech: adjective)
Owners have become ticklish of late, and do not care for strangers bringing an odd horse or two into their camp; however, I can make it all right with them, and Mr. Tuxford may send Lucky Boy here as soon as he likes.- "The Second String", Nat Gould.
- "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.
- "Moral", Ludwig Thoma.