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Definition of touchy-feely adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

touchy-feely

 adjective
adjective
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(informal, usually disapproving)
 
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expressing emotions too openly He was one of those touchy-feely guys who’s always calling home to speak to the kids. More Like This Reduplicative words airy-fairy, argy-bargy, chit-chat, criss-cross, dilly-dally, harum-scarum, helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hocus-pocus, hoity-toity, hotchpotch, hurly-burly, itty-bitty, mumbo jumbo, mishmash, nitty-gritty, ping-pong, pitter-patter, shilly-shally, teeny-weeny, tittle-tattle, touchy-feely, wishy-washySee worksheet.
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