Character 6
Hyphenation fel low
Pronunciations /ˈfɛləʊ/

Definitions and meanings of "Fellow"

What do we mean by fellow?

A man or boy. noun

A boyfriend. noun

A comrade or associate. noun

A person of equal rank, position, or background; a peer. noun

One of a pair; a mate. noun

A member of a learned society or professional organization. noun

A graduate student appointed to a position granting financial aid and providing for further study. noun

A physician who enters a training program in a medical specialty after completing residency, usually in a hospital or academic setting. noun

An incorporated senior member of certain colleges and universities. noun

A member of the governing body of certain colleges and universities. noun

A man or boy held in low regard. noun

Being of the same kind, group, occupation, society, or locality; having in common certain characteristics or interests. adjective

To make one's fellow; companion with.

To suit with; pair with; match.

A companion; comrade; mate. noun

One of the same kind; one of like character or qualities; an equal; a peer or compeer. noun

A colleague or partner.

A companion; a comrade.

A man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man.

An equal in power, rank, character, etc.

One of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate.

A person with common characteristics, being of the same kind, or in the same group.

A male person; a man.

A person; an individual, male or female.

A rank or title in the professional world, usually given as "Fellow".

(Aboriginal English) Used as a general intensifier

Synonyms and Antonyms for Fellow

The word "fellow" in example sentences

We all liked the captain, who was kind and considerate in his treatment of all hands; but it was fine fun for us to have "the old fellow" pressed -- "_old fellow_" of six or eight-and-twenty, as he was then. ❋ James Fenimore Cooper (1820)

If it is my brother-officer's lot to fall in battle -- it's very well -- I run the same hazard -- he dies, as he ought to do, a brave fellow; but to stand by, and see a man die as he ought not to do, and die what is called an _honest fellow_! ❋ Maria Edgeworth (1808)

Not a single freakin 'fellow from the frontline GOP force has said anything significant about this level of care. ❋ Unknown (2009)

That McCain fellow is going to explode before election day, eh? ❋ Unknown (2008)

But given the nature of these things, slots are limited (to keep the sessions intimate and to provide as much time as possible for each person's work) and intense competition to be named a fellow is the name of the game. ❋ Dean Francis Alfar (2003)

This fellow is the first I ever encounter doing this kind of recyling. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This fellow is almost as moronic as his counterpart reactionary in the Republican party, Ms. Palin, half governor of Alaska. ❋ Unknown (2010)

This fellow is a blithering idiot whose sense of entitlement has gotten his posterior in hot water. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Since you fancy yourself a skilled debater you take the stance that this fellow is a clown and that gays on campus deserve protection and I will argue that this clown is a wise man and that college need not consider the rights of their students regardless of sexual preference. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Now, this fellow is a very nice guy, and really is very helpful in every way. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The Cowen fellow is an economist specializing in morality issues, and the other fellow is an anthropologist that deals with the nature of men. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This also loops back to the word fellow, to suggest fellow creatures who inhabit the earth: we are all creatures but also citizens, equally low but all high, just as the president is also one of the people. ❋ ROBERT ROWLAND SMITH (2010)

They brought him before the Governor, who asked what it was and they replied, “This fellow is a thief, whom we caught last night in our dwelling-house.” ❋ Unknown (2006)

But the trooper cried out at them, “This fellow is an accursed thief!” ❋ Unknown (2006)

Haply they are now blundering; but after an hour they will know me and say, This fellow is a beggar; and take their fill of cuffing me on the neck. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Divine guidance, to erect the fabric of the Kingdom of God on earth, into which they call their fellow men, thus conferring upon them eternal life. ❋ Universal House Of Justice (N/A)

This fellow is my right-hand man, and I can't spare him a minute. ❋ Unknown (1876)

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