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Definition of touchy-feely adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

touchy-feely

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌtʌtʃi ˈfili//
 
(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.
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