touchy–feely

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adjective \ˌtə-chē-ˈfē-lē\

Definition of touchy–feely

  1. :  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>

1968

First Known Use of touchy–feely

1968


TOUCHY–FEELY Defined for English Language Learners

touchy–feely

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adjective \ˌtə-chē-ˈfē-lē\

Definition of touchy–feely for English Language Learners

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


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