What does feeler mean?

Definitions for feelerˈfi lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antenna, feeler(noun)

    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, feeler(noun)

    a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

    "she rejected his advances"

  3. antenna, feeler(noun)

    sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ

    "he had a special antenna for public relations"

  4. barbel, feeler(noun)

    slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish


  1. feeler(Noun)

    Someone or something that feels.

  2. feeler(Noun)

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

  3. feeler(Noun)

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

  4. Origin: to feel + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feeler(noun)

    one who, or that which, feels

  2. Feeler(noun)

    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. Feeler(noun)

    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. 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

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