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touchy-feely

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌtʃiˈfiːli/

Translation of touchy-feely in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 [person] tocón [colloquial/familiar], toquetón (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar]; [course/program/approach] que recalca el aspecto humano
    Example sentences
    • I'm busting myself going on every audition that I'm remotely right for, and you dump a perfectly good job because some old guy gets a little touchy-feely.
    • I guess I'm a lot more of a touchy-feely guy than I thought I was.
    • The more than 100,000 employees he downsized can testify that he is not a touchy-feely kind of guy.
    Example sentences
    • Once viewed as a touchy-feely topic relegated to the human resources department, leadership development is now seen as a business tool that gives companies a competitive advantage.
    • The thing is, me being involved with interviews and such, helps dilutes the Left's touchy-feely maternal embrace angle.
    • Well, of course, this is compassion night, touchy-feely night at the Republican National Convention.
    1.2 (corny) [politician] [pejorative/peyorativo] sensiblero; [management style] que te toca la fibra sensible

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