Definitions for feel

Definitions for (noun) feel

Main entry: feel

Definition: manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure

Usage: the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel

Main entry: feel, tactile property

Definition: a property perceived by touch

Main entry: feel

Definition: an intuitive awareness

Usage: he has a feel for animals or it's easy when you get the feel of it;

Main entry: look, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, tone, smell, spirit

Definition: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

Usage: the feel of the city excited him; a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting; it had the smell of treason

Definitions for (verb) feel

Main entry: feel

Definition: be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state

Usage: My cold is gone--I feel fine today; She felt tired after the long hike; She felt sad after her loss

Main entry: feel

Definition: have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude

Usage: She felt small and insignificant; You make me feel naked; I made the students feel different about themselves

Main entry: feel, find

Definition: come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds

Usage: I feel that he doesn't like me; I find him to be obnoxious; I found the movie rather entertaining

Main entry: finger, feel

Definition: examine by touch

Usage: Feel this soft cloth!; The customer fingered the sweater

Main entry: feel

Definition: pass one's hands over the sexual organs of

Usage: He felt the girl in the movie theater

Main entry: feel, palpate

Definition: examine (a body part) by palpation

Usage: The nurse palpated the patient's stomach; The runner felt her pulse

Main entry: feel, experience

Definition: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

Usage: She felt resentful; He felt regret

Main entry: sense, feel

Definition: perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles

Usage: He felt the wind; She felt an object brushing her arm; He felt his flesh crawl; She felt the heat when she got out of the car

Main entry: feel

Definition: undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"

Usage: her fingers felt their way through the string quartet; she felt his contempt of her

Main entry: feel

Definition: grope or feel in search of something

Usage: He felt for his wallet

Main entry: feel

Definition: produce a certain impression

Usage: It feels nice to be home again

Main entry: feel

Definition: find by testing or cautious exploration

Usage: He felt his way around the dark room

Main entry: feel

Definition: be felt or perceived in a certain way

Usage: The ground feels shaky; The sheets feel soft

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