feeler

Definitions of feeler
  1. noun
    one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste
    synonyms: antenna
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    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
  2. noun
    slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish
    synonyms: barbel
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    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
  3. noun
    sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ
    synonyms: antenna
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    type of:
    sensitiveness, sensitivity
    the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
  4. noun
    a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
    synonyms: advance, approach, overture
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    type of:
    proffer, proposition, suggestion
    a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
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