feel out

phrasal verb
felt out; feeling out; feels out

Definition of feel out

: to talk to or question (someone) in an indirect way in order to find out if something one wants to do or get will be possible He tried to feel us out to see if we'd loan him more money.

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“Feel out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feel%20out. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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