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

Similar word(s): antenna

Definition categories: animal, tentacle

2. a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

Similar word(s): advance, approach, overture

Definition categories: communication, proffer, proposition, suggestion

3. sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ

Similar word(s): antenna

Definition categories: attribute, sensitiveness, sensitivity

4. slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish

Similar word(s): barbel

Definition categories: animal, tentacle

Sentences with feeler as a noun:

- Are you more of a feeler or more of a thinker?

- I sent out some feelers but they didn't seem interested.