(noun, adjective, verb, adverb, pronoun)


1. Alternative form of fele


1. Alternative form of fele


1. an intuitive awareness

- he has a feel for animals

- it's easy when you get the feel of it

Definition categories: thought, awareness, cognizance, consciousness, knowingness

2. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

- the feel of the city excited him

Similar word(s): feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell, spirit, tone

Definition categories: state, ambiance, ambience, atmosphere

3. a property perceived by touch

Definition categories: attribute, property

4. manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure

- the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel

Definition categories: act, arousal, foreplay, stimulation

Sentences with feel as a noun:

- Bark has a rough feel.

- You should get a feel of the area before moving in.

- She gave me a quick feel to show that she loves me.

- I'm getting a feel for what you mean.

- She has a feel for music.

- I know that feel.


1. (dialectal or obsolete) Alternative form of fele


1. undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

Similar word(s): experience

Definition categories: emotion

2. come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds

- I feel that he doesn't like me

Similar word(s): find

Definition categories: cognition, conclude, reason

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

Similar word(s): sense

Definition categories: perception, comprehend, perceive

4. be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state

- My cold is gone--I feel fine today

Definition categories: body, be

5. have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude

- You make me feel naked

- I made the students feel different about themselves

Definition categories: cognition, believe, conceive, consider, think

6. undergo passive experience of

Definition categories: perception, experience, see

7. be felt or perceived in a certain way

- The ground feels shaky

- The sheets feel soft

Definition categories: stative, appear, look, seem

8. grope or feel in search of something

Definition categories: perception, search, seek

9. examine by touch

- Feel this soft cloth!

Similar word(s): finger

Definition categories: contact

10. examine (a body part) by palpation

Similar word(s): palpate

Definition categories: contact, touch

11. find by testing or cautious exploration

Definition categories: possession, find, regain

12. produce a certain impression

- It feels nice to be home again

Definition categories: perception, appear, look, seem

13. pass one's hands over the sexual organs of

Definition categories: contact, touch

Sentences with feel as a verb:

- You can feel a heartbeat if you put your fingers on your breast.

- I can feel the sadness in his poems.

- I feel that we need to try harder.

- He obviously feels strongly about it.

- I feel for you and your plight.

- Feel my wrath!

- It looks like wood, but it feels more like plastic.

- This is supposed to be a party, but it feels more like a funeral!

- I don't want you back here, ya feel me?