Definition of touch-me-not-ish in English:

touch-me-not-ish

adjective

  • Characterized by or exhibiting a disinclination to be touched or interfered with or a tendency to avoid close contact; cold, aloof, stand-offish.

Origin

Late 19th century. From touch-me-not + -ish.

Pronunciation

touch-me-not-ish

/ˌtʌtʃmɪˈnɒtɪʃ/