feel-good

adjective
\ ˈfēl-ˌgu̇d How to pronounce feel-good (audio) \

Definition of feel-good

1 : relating to or promoting an often specious sense of satisfaction or well-being a feel-good reform program that makes no changes
2 : cheerfully sentimental a feel-good movie

First Known Use of feel-good

1972, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Feel-good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feel-good. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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feel-good

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English Language Learners Definition of feel-good

: producing good or happy feelings

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