touchy-feely

adjective
\ˌtə-chē-ˈfē-lē \

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

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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touchy-feely

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of touchy-feely

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

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