the common touch
Definition of the common touch
: the ability of someone in a position of power or authority to attract the support of ordinary people He is a politician with the common touch.
Word by Word Definitions
: to bring a bodily part into contact with especially so as to perceive through the tactile sense : handle or feel gently usually with the intent to understand or appreciate
: to strike or push lightly especially with the hand or foot or an implement
: to lay hands upon (one afflicted with scrofula) with intent to heal
: a light stroke, tap, or push
: a hit against an opponent in fencing
: the act or fact of touching
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