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Etymology 1Edit

From feal +‎ -y.

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AdjectiveEdit

feely (comparative more feely, superlative most feely)

  1. (dialectal) soft; smooth; velvety

Etymology 2Edit

From feel +‎ -y.

AdjectiveEdit

feely (comparative feelier, superlative feeliest)

  1. (informal) Tending to feel things by physically touching them.
    • 1973, Penthouse (volume 8, issues 7-12, page 48)
      [] [when] I realized that Derek, the photographer, was stroking me I wasn't particularly worried; frankly I was enjoying the sensation — I'm a very feely person, I like touching other people and being touched.
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Etymology 3Edit

From Italian figlie (children)

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NounEdit

feely (plural feelies)

  1. (Polari) A child; a young person.
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