to fondle sexually
causing or characterized by feelings of unhappiness or depression
If you feel for something, for example in the dark, you try to find it by moving your hand around until you touch it.
You say ' feel free ' when you want to give someone permission to do something, in a very willing way .
A feel-good film is a film which presents people and life in a way which makes the people who watch it feel happy and optimistic.
to have an inclination (for something or doing something)
to find out the opinions or attitude of by a cautious and indirect approach
Pride is a feeling of satisfaction which you have because you or people close to you have done something good or possess something good.
to be humiliated or inferior
If you feel cheated, you feel that you have been let down or treated unfairly.
If you have sympathy for someone who is in a bad situation, you are sorry for them, and show this in the way you behave towards them.
feel up to:
to be fit enough for (something or doing something)
to be fit and sure of oneself
a system, used in aircraft that have fully powered control surfaces, providing the pilot with simulated aerodynamic forces on the controls
If you feel compelled to do something, you feel that you must do it, because it is the right thing to do.
feel no pain:
to be drunk
If you feel constrained to do something, you feel that you must do it, even though you would prefer not to.
feel one's way:
to move or advance cautiously, by or as if by groping
feel the pinch:
If a person or company is feeling the pinch, they do not have as much money as they used to, and so they cannot buy the things they would like to buy.
feel an obligation:
If you have an obligation to do something, it is your duty to do that thing.
When journalists refer to the feel-good factor, they mean that people are feeling hopeful and optimistic about the future.
feel one's oats:
to feel exuberant
feel the benefit:
The benefit of something is the help that you get from it or the advantage that results from it.
feel the draught:
to be short of money
get the feel of:
If you get the feel of something, for example a place or a new activity, you become familiar with it.
feel a responsibility:
If you think that you have a responsibility to do something, you feel that you ought to do it because it is morally right to do it.
feel (like) oneself:
to feel normally healthy, fit, etc.
feel strongly about:
to have decided opinions concerning
feel the effect of:
The effect of one thing on another is the change that the first thing causes in the second thing.
feel the weight of:
If you talk about the weight of something, you mean that it is large in amount or has great power, which means that it is difficult to oppose or fight against.
to feel your oats:
to feel exuberant or high-spirited
feel in one's bones:
to have an intuition of
feel a million dollars:
to feel very healthy and happy
make someone feel small:
to deliberately say or do something which makes someone look or feel stupid, especially in front of other people.
to feel obliged to do:
to feel obligated to do
be/feel/look (half) dead:
If you say that you feel dead or are half dead, you mean that you feel very tired or ill and very weak .
feel something in your bones:
to feel very strongly that you are right about something, although you cannot explain why
I know (how you feel, etc):
You use ' I know ' to express sympathy and understanding towards someone.
look or feel (like) a million dollars:
to look or feel extremely well
take someone's pulse/feel someone's pulse:
When someone takes your pulse or feels your pulse, they find out how quickly your heart is beating by feeling the pulse in your wrist .
to feel something in your bones in o's bones:
If you say that you feel or know something in your bones, you are indicating that you are certain about it, although you cannot explain why.