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touchy-feely

[ tuhch-ee-fee-lee ]
/ ˈtʌtʃ iˈfi li /
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adjective
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
informal, sometimes derogatory openly displaying one's emotions and affections

Derived forms of touchy-feely

touchy-feeliness, noun
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