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Noun: feeler  fee-lu(r)
  1. One of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste
    - antenna
  2. A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
    "she rejected his feelers";
    - overture, advance, approach
  3. Sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ
    "he had a special feeler for public relations";
    - antenna
  4. Slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish
    - barbel

Derived forms: feelers

Type of: proffer, proposition, sensitiveness, sensitivity, suggestion, tentacle

Encyclopedia: Feeler