feel-good

[feel-goo d]

adjective

Informal. intended to make one happy or satisfied: a feel-good movie; feel-good politics.

Nearby words

  1. feel out of place,
  2. feel put upon,
  3. feel someone up,
  4. feel the pinch,
  5. feel up to,
  6. feeler,
  7. feeler gauge,
  8. feelgood,
  9. feeling,
  10. feelingly

Origin of feel-good

An Americanism dating back to 1975–80

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British Dictionary definitions for feel good

feel-good

adjective

causing or characterized by a feeling of self-satisfactionfeel-good factor
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