have a thin skin

have a thin skin
have a thin skin informal phrase
to be very sensitive to criticism or insults

If you have a thin skin, you’ll never survive in politics.

Thesaurus: words used to describe someone who is easily upsetsynonym
Main entry: thin

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  • have a thin skin — informal to be very sensitive to criticism or insults If you have a thin skin, you ll never survive in politics …   English dictionary

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  • have a thick skin — phrase to not be sensitive to criticism or insults To be a politician, you’ve got to have a thick skin. Thesaurus: to behave in a particular waysynonym Main entry: thick * * * I have a thick (or thin) skin …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a thick skin — ► have a thick (or thin) skin be insensitive (or oversensitive) to criticism or insults. Main Entry: ↑skin …   English terms dictionary

  • have a thick (or thin) skin — be insensitive (or oversensitive) to criticism or insults. → skin …   English new terms dictionary

  • a thick/thin skin — (a) thick/thin skin ◇ If you have (a) thin skin, you are easily upset or offended by the things other people say or do. He has such a thin skin that he can t even take a little good natured teasing. If you have (a) thick skin, you are not easily… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a thick (or thin) skin — idi have a thick (or thin) skin, to be remarkably insensitive (or sensitive), esp. to criticism …   From formal English to slang

  • thick/thin skin — (a) thick/thin skin ◇ If you have (a) thin skin, you are easily upset or offended by the things other people say or do. He has such a thin skin that he can t even take a little good natured teasing. If you have (a) thick skin, you are not easily… …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin — ► NOUN 1) the thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body of a person or animal. 2) the skin of a dead animal used as material for clothing or other items. 3) the peel or outer layer of a fruit or vegetable. 4) an outer… …   English terms dictionary

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