Definition of FEEL

noun : FEEL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals"; "it's easy when you get the feel of it" ;

  • 4. (

    ) manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure; "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel" ;

verb : FEEL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret" ;

  • 2. (

    ) come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining" ;

  • 3. (

    ) perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state; "My cold is gone;

  • 5. (

    ) have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude; "She felt small and insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the students feel different about themselves" ;

  • 6. (

    ) undergo passive experience of; "We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her" ;

  • 7. (

    ) be felt or perceived in a certain way; "The ground feels shaky"; "The sheets feel soft" ;

  • 8. (

    ) grope or feel in search of something; "He felt for his wallet" ;

  • 9. (

    ) examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater" ;

  • 10. (

    ) examine (a body part) by palpation; "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse" ;

  • 11. (

    ) find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way around the dark room" ;

  • 12. (

    ) produce a certain impression; "It feels nice to be home again" ;

  • 13. (

    ) pass one's hands over the sexual organs of; "He felt the girl in the movie theater" ;


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