touchy-feely

[tuhch-ee-fee-lee]

adjective

Informal. emphasizing or marked by emotional openness and enthusiastic physicality: a touchy-feely encounter group.

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emotional, expressive, sensitive, tactile, tactual, gushing

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touchy-feely

adjective

informal, sometimes derogatory openly displaying one's emotions and affections
Derived Formstouchy-feeliness, noun
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