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[tuhch-ee-fee-lee] /ˈtʌtʃ iˈfi li/
Informal. emphasizing or marked by emotional openness and enthusiastic physicality:
a touchy-feely encounter group. Unabridged
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(informal, sometimes derogatory) openly displaying one's emotions and affections
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touchy-feeliness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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touch base with someone

verb phrase

To consult with or inform as to an impending matter: Before you sign it you'd better touch base with your lawyer

[1980s+; fr touch all bases]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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