put out feelers

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Definition of put out feelers

: to make suggestions or ask questions to find out the thoughts or opinions of other people The companies have been putting out feelers about a merger.

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“Put out feelers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20out%20feelers. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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