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feel like someone or something

to have the feel of someone or something; to seem to be someone or something according to feel or touch. Whoever this is feels like Tom. Sort of soft and pudgy. This thing feels like a rubber hose, not a hot dog.
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feel like something

(spoken)
1. to seem likely to do something It feels like rain.
2. to have a desire to do or to have something I feel like Chinese food. Carol doesn't feel like a movie tonight.
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feel (more) like yourself

to feel as healthy or happy as you usually are After the accident, it took a year for me to feel like myself again.
Usage notes: often not feel like yourself (to feel ill or upset): When she woke up in the morning, she didn't feel like herself.
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feel like

Have an inclination or desire for, as in I feel like going out tonight, or Do you feel like steak for dinner? [Colloquial; early 1800s]
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feel like

v.
1. To desire to do something: We all got bored and felt like leaving. I feel like ordering a cup of coffee.
2. To desire to have something: I feel like a cup of coffee.
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feel like

Informal
To have an inclination or desire for: felt like going for a walk.
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feel like (oneself)

To sense oneself as being in one's normal state of health or spirits: I just don't feel like myself today.
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