Translation of ticklish in Spanish:

ticklish

Pronunciation /ˈtɪklɪʃ//ˈtɪk(ə)lɪʃ/

adjective

  • 1

    (person)
    to be ticklish tener cosquillas
    • The constant public childish bickering that had been going on between them ever since Matt had grown so irritable and ticklish some months ago could not have gone unnoticed.
  • 2

    (problem/situation) peliagudo
    (problem/situation) delicado
    • Again, kudos o'plenty are definitely in order for your discrete handling of a very ticklish situation.
    • A ticklish moment was that these residencies were situated close to the President's personal apartments.
    • The theatre's always been a bit of a ticklish subject with me.
    • But soon during her lecture she had to face a ticklish question posed by the girls.
    • In the case of the Philippines when you talk about population, it's a ticklish issue, as you know, it's a controversial issue.
    • The second question is more ticklish because it is anchored in politics.
    • On the subject of ID cards: it seems that the majority of people to whom I have spoken on this ticklish subject do not want to be controlled.
    • On another level, in my job, some very strange situations arise - including some very ticklish ethical dilemmas.
    • It was also important, he said, that the ticklish issue of who stages the opening ceremony and the final be settled by the end of the year.
    • That reaction demonstrates the ticklish situation the press finds itself in during wartime, when the interaction between press and government comes into stark relief.
    • In addition, there is the ticklish problem of reparations.
    • It does leave race-goers here facing a potentially ticklish problem, however.
    • Dalkin, executive director of the ABC, was a man in command when it came handling the potentially ticklish issue.
    • However suspiciously we might regard cricket administrators, there is reason enough to believe that this change is a sincere and honest attempt at solving one of the most chronic and ticklish problems the game has faced.
    • Parental fitness is a ticklish subject in the assisted-fertility community.
    • Considering that road-widening is forever a ticklish issue in the State, what is the way out?
    • ‘In terms of the allegations, this is a very ticklish situation, and what we are trying to do is get all the available opinions, including some legal advice,’ he said.
    • She says that companies like InfoSpace are now in a ticklish situation.
    • Normally he wouldn't have hesitated to go to his little brother for help, but this situation was a little ticklish, and he didn't think he could count on Joe not to start laughing.
    • But that creates the ticklish media management problem of whether to say that the new versions are tougher (because that implies the older ones were soft).