feeler

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noun feel·er \ˈfē-lər\

Definition of feeler

  1. :  one that feels: such asa :  a tactile process (such as a tentacle) of an animalb :  something (such as a proposal) ventured to ascertain the views of others

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First Known Use of feeler

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FEELER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of feeler for English Language Learners

  • : a movable part (such as an antenna) of an animal or insect that is used for touching things

  • : a suggestion or question to find out the thoughts or opinions of other people


FEELER Defined for Kids

feeler

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noun feel·er \ˈfē-lər\

Definition of feeler for Students

  1. :  a long flexible structure (as an insect's antenna) that is an organ of touch


Medical Dictionary

feeler

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noun feel·er \ˈfē-lər\

Medical Definition of feeler

  1. :  one that feels; especially :  a tactile process (as a tentacle) of an animal



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