What does feeler mean?

Definitions for feeler
ˈfi lərfeel·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antenna, feelernoun

    one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste

  2. overture, advance, approach, feelernoun

    a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

    "she rejected his advances"

  3. antenna, feelernoun

    sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ

    "he had a special antenna for public relations"

  4. barbel, feelernoun

    slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish


  1. feelernoun

    Someone or something that feels.

    Etymology: to feel + -er

  2. feelernoun

    An antenna or appendage used for feeling, especially on an insect.

    Etymology: to feel + -er

  3. feelernoun

    Something ventured to test (an)other(s)' feelings, opinion, position.

    Etymology: to feel + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feelernoun

    one who, or that which, feels

  2. Feelernoun

    one of the sense organs or certain animals (as insects), which are used in testing objects by touch and in searching for food; an antenna; a palp

  3. Feelernoun

    anything, as a proposal, observation, etc., put forth or thrown out in order to ascertain the views of others; something tentative


  1. Feeler

    Feeler is the second album by Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray. Released on 21 July 2003, it went to number one on the Australian album charts on 29 March 2004 and to that date, achieved triple platinum status.


  1. Feeler

    commonly applied to antennae; q.v.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feeler in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feeler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of feeler in a Sentence

  1. Kutayba Odeh:

    The Israelis told us to demolish our homes by ourselves, but the residents said we will not destroy our own homes with our own hands. They demolished one store to put out a feeler for what is to come, they wanted to test the reaction of the Palestinian street.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I just put out a feeler because I don't know where he is right now. He may not be in South Korea, i said if Chairman Kim would want to meet, I'll be at the border. We seem to get along really well. That's a good thing, not a bad thing. For the stupid people who say,' Oh, Chairman Kim gets along,' it's good get along.

  3. Donald Trump:

    All I did was put out a feeler if he'd like to meet.

  4. Donald Trump:

    All I did was put out a feeler if he'd like to meet, he sent me a very beautiful birthday card.

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    equally skillful with each hand
    • A. unsealed
    • B. equivalent
    • C. foreordained
    • D. ambidextrous

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