warm fuzzies

plural noun

Definition of warm fuzzies

: feelings of happiness, contentment, or sentimentality got warm fuzzies from the good news

Examples of warm fuzzies in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sean Connery looks engaged for the last time in his career, and if that doesn’t give you the warm fuzzies, River Phoenix is great as Young Indy in a flashback. Christopher Borrelli, chicagotribune.com, 24 Mar. 2022 Gives me the warm fuzzies thinking about those guys and the amazing music that helped shaped our childhood. Liza Lentini, SPIN, 25 Feb. 2022 Enlarge / Seeing Guinan and Picard together again gives us some warm fuzzies. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 21 Jan. 2022 The likelihood of becoming an influencer, of finding fulfillment in a pair of leggings or a sports bra, of turning the warm fuzzies of a Facebook community into cold hard cash is simply slim to none. Ali Montag, Fortune, 15 Dec. 2021 Whether on her talk show or social media, Barrymore comes off as a lovely, human embodiment of the warm fuzzies — and while no one's bright-eyed and bushy-tailed 24/7, Barrymore just revealed her secret for eternal perkiness. Rachel Nussbaum, PEOPLE.com, 15 Sep. 2021 That's because this was a calamity in two parts: The first part was your vulnerability to guilt, and the second was your sister's knowledge and brazen exploitation of that vulnerability to give herself a couple of cheap warm fuzzies inside. The Washington Post, 21 Aug. 2020 Plus, putting more positive connections into the universe can up your chances of receiving those warm fuzzies back. 3. Stefanie Groner, Glamour, 22 May 2020 That’s because understanding why the work is important is what makes an event worthwhile, even more than personal gratification (usually in the form of warm fuzzies after doing something good for a beloved park) does. Alisha Mcdarris, Popular Science, 13 Jan. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of warm fuzzies

1981, in the meaning defined above

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“Warm fuzzies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warm%20fuzzies. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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