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touchy-feely

[tuhch-ee-fee-lee] /ˈtʌtʃ iˈfi li/
adjective
1.
Informal. emphasizing or marked by emotional openness and enthusiastic physicality:
a touchy-feely encounter group.
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British Dictionary definitions for touchy-feely

touchy-feely

/ˈtʌtʃɪˈfiːlɪ/
adjective
1.
(informal, sometimes derogatory) openly displaying one's emotions and affections
Derived Forms
touchy-feeliness, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for touchy-feely

touchie-feelie

adjective

Having to do with sensitivity training and other such goings-on where people touch and feel each other: They're all part of the touchie-feelie movement/ It's not going to be a touchy-feely thing (1970s+)


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