HyperDic: touching

English > 3 senses of the word touching:
ADJECTIVEalltouching, affecting, poignantarousing affect
NOUNeventtouching, touchthe event of something coming in contact with the body / body
acttouching, touchthe act of putting two things together with no space between them
touching > pronunciation
Soundstah'chihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > touching: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningArousing affect.
Example "his gratitude was simple and touching"
Synonymsaffecting, poignant
BroadermovingArousing or capable of arousing deep emotion
Spanishconmovedor, emotivo
Catalancommovedor, emotiu
Adverbstouchinglyin a poignant or touching manner
English > touching: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe event of something coming in contact with the body / body.
Synonymtouch
Narrowerbrush, light touchmomentary contact
strokeA light touch
Broadercontact, impinging, strikingThe physical coming together of two or more things
Spanishtoque
Catalantoc
Verbstouchperceive via the tactile sense
English > touching: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of putting two things together with no space between them.
Synonymtouch
Narrowercatch, grab, snatch, snapThe act of catching an object with the hands
contact, physical contactThe act of touching physically
dig, jabThe act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
fingeringtouching something with the fingers
grazing, shaving, skimmingThe act of brushing / brushing against while passing
gropeThe act of groping / groping / groping
handling, manipulationThe action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
hit, hitting, strikingThe act of contacting one thing with another
kiss, buss, osculationThe act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
kissA light / light glancing touch
lick, laptouching with the tongue
palpation, tactual explorationA method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)
stroke, strokingA light touch with the hands
tag(sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)
tap, pat, dabA light touch or stroke
tickle, tickling, titillationThe act of tickling / tickling
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishcontacto
Catalancontacte
Verbstouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with

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