feeler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

to feel + -er

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Noun[edit]

feeler ‎(plural feelers)

  1. (literally) Someone or something that feels.
    Are you more of a feeler or more of a thinker?
  2. (anatomy) An antenna or appendage used for feeling, especially on an insect.
  3. (figuratively) Something ventured to test another's feelings, opinion, or position.
    I sent out some feelers but they didn't seem interested.

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