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Synonyms for feeler

put out feelers

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  • make an approach to
  • probe
  • test the water
  • make overtures
  • make a trial
  • launch a trial balloon

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something, as a remark, used to determine the attitude of another

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one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans

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a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ

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slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish

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That was Pompey's first victory since November - and it appears that feelers have already been put out to source a replacement.
I'd love to do Strictly Come Dancing, so I'm putting the feelers out.
We're all aware of Dan Carter and his fearsome All Blacks mates but not many would maybe have heard of the biggest rock 'n' roll band in the country - The Feelers.
The SFA along with the associations of Wales and Northern Ireland have been vehemently against a Team GB since the idea was first mooted, claiming the independen Pearce putting o feelers for Scots and Celtic stars Scot James Matthe been taLa Pe Pwa wH the team would undermine independence of the Home Nations in FIFA's eyes.
National Unity Assembly (NUA) president Dr Shaikh Abdullatif Al Mahmood says his group had been sent feelers by third parties, including an Iran TV channel, for a dialogue
Malkiewich has his feelers out for a job that "can perhaps make use of some of my knowledge and skills and yet can be a new challenge for me.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has put out feelers on the possibility of participating in the August 11 Fox News Debate in Ames.
They put out some feelers as to whether it would be possible if, should Lee Westwood win the Masters, he would be allowed to slip the Green Jacket over the shoulders of Alan Shearer for the picture to die for when they play the new Colt course.
Feelers "We've been monitoring him closely and it would be my intention to have a wee look at him because he had a great goalscoring record last season.
Belford, who has been the youngster's deputy on the substitute's bench since his arrival as team boss last month, is loathe to pick himself to replace Woakes and the feelers are out for a short-term shotstopper.
The feelers are already out there in some shape or form.
But not many know that Priyanka Chopra too wanted to star in the film and had sent feelers to Farah.
Kim was responding to a news report by the Chosun Ilbo on Monday that said South Korea is sending out feelers through various channels on the possibilities of holding secret talks with North Korea.