A (hypothetical) motion picture augmented by tactile effects which are felt by the viewer. Chiefly in plural (frequently with the): the screening of such pictures; such pictures as a type of entertainment. Compare "movie", "talkie".
Originally in, and later frequently with reference to, the works of Aldous Huxley.
1930s; earliest use found in Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), writer. From feel + -y, after movie.