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English Meaning(s) for 探り

  1. sounding; probing; probe; stylet; spy

Definition and Synonyms for 探り

Spying the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
Synonyms: 偵察, 偵知, 内偵, 密偵, 探り, 探る, 物見, スパイ行為, 諜報
Reconnoitring exploring in order to gain information
Synonyms: 偵察, 探り, 探る
Stylet small needlelike appendage
Synonyms: 探り, 探る
Investigation an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
Synonyms: リサーチ, 勘査, 勘検, 取り調べ, 取り調べる, 吟味, 審査, 捜査, 捜索, 探り, 探る, 探索, 査問, 査定, 査察, 検分, 検察, 検討, 究明, 考査, 考証, 詮索, 調, 調べ, 調べる, 調査, 踏査, 追及, 追求, 追究
Spy a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
Synonyms: いぬ, いる, いる, スパイ, 回し者, 密偵, 工作員, 探り, 探る, 諜報員, 諜者, 間者, 間諜, 隠密
Stylet especially the feeding organ of a tardigrade
Synonyms: 探り, 探る

Meanings for each kanji in 探り

» grope; search; look for

Categories 探り is a member of

Intelligence the operation of gathering information about an enemy
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Reconnaissance the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)
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Style a slender bristlelike or tubular process
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Research a search for knowledge
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Secret Agent a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 探り

Sample Sentences for 探り

If there's a good way to sound out whether a woman has a boyfriend or not please tell me.

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