touchy feely


Informal. emphasizing or marked by emotional openness and enthusiastic physicality: a touchy-feely encounter group. Unabridged
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touchy-feely (ˈtʌtʃɪˈfiːlɪ)
informal, derogatory sometimes openly displaying one's emotions and affections

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touchy-feely definition

  1. mod.
    very sensitive and empathetic; pretentiously compassionate. : Marge is so touchy-feely. She worries that anything she says may possibly offend someone.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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