feeler

Primary Meanings of feeler

1.
n
one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste
2.
n
a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
Full Definitions of feeler
1

n one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste

Synonyms:
antenna
Type of:
tentacle
any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion

n slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish

Synonyms:
barbel
Type of:
tentacle
any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion

n sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ

Synonyms:
antenna
Type of:
sensitiveness, sensitivity
the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
2

n a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

Synonyms:
advance, approach, overture
Type of:
proffer, proposition, suggestion
a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

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