Definition of feel

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • feel is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • feel is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • feel is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of feel


  • the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people (noun)

    Examples

    1. the feel of the city excited him

    Synonyms

    1. feeling
    2. flavor
    3. flavour
    4. look
    5. smell
    6. spirit
    7. tone
  • examine by touch (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. finger
  • come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds (verb)

    Examples

    1. I feel that he doesn't like me

    Synonyms

    1. find
  • perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. sense
  • examine (a body part) by palpation (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. palpate
  • a property perceived by touch (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. tactile property
  • undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. experience
  • an intuitive awareness (noun)

    Examples

    1. he has a feel for animals
    2. it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state (verb)

    Examples

    1. My cold is gone--I feel fine today
  • be felt or perceived in a certain way (verb)

    Examples

    1. The ground feels shaky
    2. The sheets feel soft
  • find by testing or cautious exploration (verb)
  • grope or feel in search of something (verb)
  • have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude (verb)

    Examples

    1. You make me feel naked
    2. I made the students feel different about themselves
  • manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure (noun)

    Examples

    1. the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel
  • pass one's hands over the sexual organs of (verb)
  • produce a certain impression (verb)

    Examples

    1. It feels nice to be home again
  • undergo passive experience of (verb)

See definition of feel in Merriam Webster

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