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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Toucouleur
Previous Word in the Dictionary: touchy
All Words Near: touchy-feely

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up touchy-feely? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More