• adjective: having a small amount of something
  • adjective: emotionally stirred (as with gratitude)
  • usually + 'with'
  • synonyms: sick, insane, grazed


  • He was 'touched for' a run in the first inning. [=they scored a run off him in the first inning]

  • Their house burned to the ground, but the house next door wasn't 'touched' by the fire.

  • I haven't 'touched' my essay all week, and it's due this Friday!

Movie quotes

  • (..) Till... I moved away. - Hey. What gives? - What? Hey, Sadness. You touched a memory. - We talked about this. - Oh yeah, I know. But I... Get back in your circle. Ah. What's going on? (..)
    2015 Inside Out
  • (..) That was pretty funny. Wait, what. What happened? She did something to the memory. - What did you do? - I- I just touched it. - That shouldn't make it change. - Oh. Change it back, Joy. - I'm trying. - You can't change it back? - No. I guess I can't. (..)
    2015 Inside Out