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English definition of “touchy-feely”


adjective     /ˌtʌtʃ.iˈfiː.li/ informal
kind and loving , especially by touching and holding people more than is usual , often in a way that makes other people uncomfortable : a touchy-feely approach She's one of those touchy-feely people , always putting her hand on your arm while she's talking to you.Showing affectionTouching and feeling
(Definition of touchy-feely adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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