touchy-feely(redirected from touchy)
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1. Apt to express one's emotions. She's so touchy-feely that I'm not surprised she cried when she heard that you're pregnant.
2. Focused on emotion and intuition, rather than critical thinking or rational thought. I thrive on cold, hard facts—none of that touchy-feely stuff for me.
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mod. very sensitive and empathetic; pretentiously compassionate. Marge is so touchy-feely. She worries that anything she says may possibly offend someone.
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