Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: tentacle  ten-ti-kul
  1. 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. Something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold
    "caught in the tentacles of organized crime"

Derived forms: tentacles

Type of: appendage, grasp, grip, outgrowth, process

Encyclopedia: Tentacle