Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
I was feeling very happy when we began our trip.
Sam felt cold and utterly miserable.
Are you feeling sick?
I don’t feel very well.
How do you feel now?
I feel such a fool for believing him.
He never felt at ease with interviewers or photographers.
When I came back to England, I felt like a stranger.
I felt as though someone had just punched me in the stomach.
She felt some sadness when the time came to leave.
Richard felt no guilt at all for what he had done.
Cara felt the need to talk to someone.
He felt a sudden pain in his chest.
Children don’t seem to feel the cold as much as adults do.
I feel that more should be done to help young people.
I know that Sally feels quite strongly about this issue.
I don’t know how Mary feels about eating meat.
We felt it an appropriate gesture in the circumstances.
He always felt it necessary to explain his actions.
She felt the child’s forehead to see if he was feverish.
Feel this scarf, it’s incredibly soft!
Can you feel the draft coming from under the door?
I could feel his hot breath on my neck.
I suddenly felt something brush against my arm.
I felt him pulling against me.
Donna felt herself dozing off and sat upright.
People should feel the benefits of the tax cuts by next year.
I’m sure we all feel his death very keenly.
It felt strange being on my own again.
It certainly felt good to be back home.
The clock said it was only eight o’clock but it felt like midnight.
I felt around on the ground but couldn’t find the flashlight.
Adam felt in the pocket of his shorts for the key.
I feel like a cup of coffee.
I felt like I needed a walk.
Do you feel like going out tonight?
This is the American English definition of feel. View British English definition of feel.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog