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English definition of “feel”

feel

noun
 
 
/fiːl/
[no plural] the way that something seems, or feels when you touch it: I love the feel of silk against my skin. His art has a very modern feel to it.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretendingTouching and feelingShowing affection
a feel for sth informal the ability to do something or use something well: Once you get a feel for it, using the mouse is easy. Claire has a feel for this kind of work.Skill, talent and ability
(Definition of feel noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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