Feel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fiːl|  American pronunciation of the word feel
Brit.  |fiːl|  British pronunciation of the word feel
irregular verb:  p.t. — felt  p.p. — felt
- an intuitive awareness
- the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people (syn: feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell, spirit, tone)
- a property perceived by touch
- manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure
- undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind (syn: experience)
- come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds (syn: find)
- perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles (syn: sense)
- be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state
- have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude
- undergo passive experience of
- be felt or perceived in a certain way
- grope or feel in search of something
- examine by touch (syn: finger)
- examine (a body part) by palpation (syn: palpate)
- find by testing or cautious exploration
- produce a certain impression
- pass one's hands over the sexual organs of


He felt a sudden pain in his leg.

I could feel the warmth of the sun.

I felt someone tap my shoulder.

Do you feel a draft?

She felt the fabric to see if it was wool.

Your ribs are bruised, but I don't feel any broken bones.

The feel of old leather

Although the table is brand-new, it has the look and feel of an antique.

He liked the feel of the sun on his face.

I had to feel about for the light switch in the dark.

I'm feeling about for an answer to our difficulties.

Play slowly until you feel the house.

The skin doesn't feel alike everywhere.

Rudolf felt deeply the tragical loss of his favourite son.

I really feel for you.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: feel
he/she/it: feels
present participle: feeling
past tense: felt
past participle: felt
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