warm fuzzies

plural noun

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

Examples of warm fuzzies in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of warm fuzzies was in 1981

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“Warm fuzzies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warm%20fuzzies. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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