- The definition of feel-good is something that evokes positive emotions or feelings.
A sappy movie with a happy plot could be described as an example of a feel-good movie.
feel-good definition by Webster's New World
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Informal that evokes a feeling of well-being or satisfaction: often implying superficiality or smugness
feel-good definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Characterized by or designed to encourage a feeling of often superficial happiness or satisfaction: “Everything about Fassbinder ran contrary to Hollywood notions of feel-good entertainment” (Edward Guthmann).