Definition of personal touch in English:

personal touch


  • An element or feature contributed by someone to make something less impersonal.

    ‘all the rooms are simple but each has a personal touch to make you feel at home’
    • ‘And he believes that supermarkets will never compete with the personal touch of the independent retailer.’
    • ‘There is an ornate bed, lovely furniture and a few personal touches.’
    • ‘His unique perspective as both filmmaker and subject lends a personal touch not often seen in documentaries of this nature.’
    • ‘The invitation to potential buyers to add personal touches to a home is also an attraction.’
    • ‘This personal touch has paid off handsomely for the bank with profits more than doubling in the past three years to €504m.’
    • ‘But there are some personal touches on this site that you won't find on any ‘Official’ site.’
    • ‘The visitors clearly didn't appreciate the personal touch.’
    • ‘It's those personal touches from the staff which make all the difference.’
    • ‘There is a distinct personal touch involved in the co-operative sector and the unfortunate girl could have easily managed the loan.’
    • ‘It will add a personal touch to this important national event.’
    • ‘The personal touch is best adopted at the outset.’
    • ‘Add a personal touch: Tuck a surprise note or send a special treat marked ‘share with a friend’.’
    • ‘He was popular, not just for bringing in an era of democracy in the wake of a movement demanding greater freedoms, but for his personal touches.’
    • ‘All have a personal touch and heartbreaking melodies.’
    • ‘Mostly you hear a standard funeral text rattled out under pressure of time, customised with a few personal touches.’
    • ‘The personal touch of the handwritten letters and cards still supersede the new age communication techniques.’
    • ‘People appreciate the personal touch and that's what I do.’
    • ‘Everything was simple and relaxed, with a whole lot of lovely personal touches.’
    • ‘Gone are the personal touches involved in match-making.’
    • ‘By the way, I have renamed all the blog links to add a personal touch.’