feel someone up

Touch or fondle someone sexually, as in She complained that her boss tried to feel her up. [Early 1900s]


Nearby words

  1. feel one's way,
  2. feel oneself,
  3. feel out,
  4. feel out of place,
  5. feel put upon,
  6. feel the pinch,
  7. feel up to,
  8. feel-good,
  9. feeler,
  10. feeler gauge

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