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feelies

noun

A sort of motion picture that has tactile as well as visual and auditory effects: When the holograms acquire tactile capability, they fulfill Huxley's vision of 'feelies'

[1931+; modeled on movie and talkie; most prominently employed by Aldous Huxley in his 1932 novel Brave New World]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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