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Definition of "felt" []

  • A fabric of matted, compressed animal fibers, such as wool or fur, sometimes mixed with vegetable or synthetic fibers. (noun)
  • A material resembling this fabric. (noun)
  • Something made of this fabric. (noun)
  • Made of, relating to, or resembling felt. (adjective)
  • To make into felt. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "felt" in a sentence
  • "You must have felt that even the formula of the Church of Rome would be a blessed power to exercise, could it but once be accepted as a pledge that all the past was obliterated, and that from that moment a free untainted future lay before the soul -- you must have _felt_ that; you must have wished you had dared to"
  • "Yet again and again she felt constrained to make her simple supplication, pleading earnestly for her baby's life with the God the reality of whose being and power she now _felt_, spite of herself."
  • "He did not look up, but he felt, he just _felt_, all the eyes of all the little meadow people and forest folk burning right into him."