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touchy-feelyadjective

uk   us   /ˌtʌtʃ.iˈfiː.li/ informal
kind and ​loving, ​especially by ​touching and ​holdingpeople more than is ​usual, often in a way that makes other ​peopleuncomfortable: a touchy-feely ​approach She's one of those touchy-feely ​people, always putting her ​hand on ​yourarm while she's ​talking to you.
(Definition of touchy-feely from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “touchy-feely”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指通过过分接触搂抱)露骨表达感情的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指透過過分接觸摟抱)露骨表達感情的…
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