Definition of Touch a nerve

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To make a remark or perform a deed which produces a strong response, especially an emotional response such as anxiety or annoyance, because it calls to mind something which has been a source of concern or embarrassment. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touch A Nerve

touch-needles
touch-paper
touch-papers
touch-screen
touch-screens
touch-tone
touch-tone dialing
touch-tone dialling
touch-type
touch-typed
touch-types
touch-typing
touch-typist
touch-up
touch a chord
touch a nerve (current term)
touch a raw nerve
touch and go
touch base
touch bases
touch cell
touch cloth
touch corpuscle
touch down
touch football
touch hole
touch holes
touch labor
touch modality
touch move

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