Feeler definitions

fē'lər
A person or thing that feels.
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A specialized sensory organ that projects typically from the head of an animal, esp. an insect.
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A remark, question, offer, etc. made to feel out another.
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Something, such as a hint or question, designed to elicit the attitudes or intentions of others.
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A sensory or tactile organ, such as an antenna, tentacle, or barbel.
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The definition of a feeler is when you tentatively make a proposal or bring up an idea just to see what other people think and if they are receptive to it.

An example of feeler is when you tentatively raise the idea of maybe moving, just to get an idea of your spouse's opinion.

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A sensory or tactile organ, such as an antenna, tentacle, or barbel.
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A slender body part used for touching or sensing. The antennae of insects and the barbels of catfish are feelers.
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(literally) Someone or something that feels.
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(anatomy) An antenna or appendage used for feeling, especially on an insect.
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(figuratively) Something ventured to test (an)other(s)' feelings, opinion, position.
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Origin of feeler

to feel + -er