touchy-feely


touchy–feely

adjective \ˌtə-chē-ˈfē-lē\

: very emotional and personal : tending to show emotions very openly

Full Definition of TOUCHY-FEELY

:  characterized by or encouraging interpersonal touching especially in the free expression of emotions <touchy–feely therapy>; also :  openly or excessively emotional and personal <gets all touchy–feely with his adoring fans>

First Known Use of TOUCHY-FEELY

1968

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