Words nearby felt
Definition for felt (2 of 3)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of felt2
Definition for felt (3 of 3)
verb (used with object), felt, feel·ing.
verb (used without object), felt, feel·ing.
- to feel sympathy for or compassion toward; empathize with: I know you're disappointed and upset, and I feel for you.
- Southeastern Pennsylvania and Maryland. to have a liking or desire for: If you feel for more pie, just help yourself.
Origin of feel
OTHER WORDS FROM feelo·ver·feel, verb, o·ver·felt, o·ver·feel·ing.re·feel, verb, re·felt, re·feel·ing.
usage note for feel
Examples from the Web for felt
He felt his body grow limp (like one of those high-speed films of a flower wilting).Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The EPA felt that the State Department had not looked carefully enough at the impact of the pipeline if oil prices fell.
Whatever frustrations or disappointments he felt about politics never surfaced.
It was one of the few things that felt familiar to him after being away from the outside world since 1975.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I started just writing these songs, at first it felt like a project or something.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We were such good friends, and we felt, I daresay, that it was our duty to love each other.Robert Orange|John Oliver Hobbes
And yet, as we all of us felt, everything now depended on Tempest.Tom, Dick and Harry|Talbot Baines Reed
I cannot tell you exactly what she felt when she saw Nino from her lofty window, but she was certainly glad with her whole heart.A Roman Singer|F. Marion Crawford
At a quarter past the hour she felt so poorly as to be compelled to retire to her room.'Farewell, Nikola'|Guy Boothby
To polish varnish, rub with a felt pad, powdered pumice-stone and water.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for felt (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for felt (2 of 3)
- a matted fabric of wool, hair, etc, made by working the fibres together under pressure or by heat or chemical action
- (as modifier)a felt hat
Word Origin for felt
British Dictionary definitions for felt (3 of 3)
verb feels, feeling or felt (fɛlt)
Word Origin for feel
Medical definitions for felt
Idioms and Phrases with felt
In addition to the idioms beginning with feel
- feel bad
- feel blue
- feel for
- feel free
- feel in one's bones
- feel like
- feel like death
- feel like oneself
- feel like two cents
- feel no pain
- feel oneself
- feel one's oats
- feel one's way
- feel out
- feel out of place
- feel put upon
- feel someone up
- feel the pinch
- feel up to
- (feel) at home
- cop a feel
- get the feel of
- (feel) put upon