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Definitions of fellow

  1. a person who is frequently in the company of another; " drinking companions"; " comrades in arms"
  2. a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; " if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"
  3. a boy or man; " that chap is your host"; " there's a fellow at the door"; " he's a likable cuss"
  4. being associated as a companion or associate; " fellow traveler"; " brother workers"; " sister ship"
  5. an informal form of address for a man; " Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; " Hey buster, what's up?"
  6. a person who is member of your class or profession; " the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; " he sent e- mail to his fellow hackers"
  7. A companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer.
  8. A man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man.
  9. An equal in power, rank, character, etc.
  10. One of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate; the male.
  11. In the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges.
  12. In an American college or university, a member of the corporation which manages its business interests; also, a graduate appointed to a fellowship, who receives the income of the foundation.
  13. A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society.
  14. To suit with; to pair with; to match.
  15. A person, an individual.
  16. A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a of the Royal Society.
  17. A companion or associate; one of the same kind; one of a pair; an individual; one held in slight esteem; a member of a society; a graduate member of a college who holds a fellowship; the trustee of a college.
  18. Associated or joined with; as, fellow members.
  19. An associate; a companion and equal; one of a pair; a mate; a member of a university who enjoys a fellowship; a member of a scientific or other society; a worthless person.
  20. An associate; equal; mate; resident scholar at a university; member of a scientific society; person.
  21. Joined; associated; associate.
  22. A person; companion; counterpart; equal.
  23. An inferior or worthless person.
  24. The holder of a fellowship.
  25. A member of a society.
  26. In composition, along with, in a given respect.
  27. A companion; an associate; one of the same kind; an equal; one of a pair; one equal to or like another; a person; an appellation of contempt for a low- bred or worthless person; a member of a college that shares its revenues; a member of any incorporated society; a college trustee.
  28. To pair with; to match.
  29. A person or thing joined or associated with another; a companion; one of a pair; a name of contempt; in a learned society, one who holds a higher status than that of a member; a member of a college who is on the foundation and receives an income from its revenues.
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Usage examples for fellow

  1. " Give me your hand, dear fellow," he would say, " and let me hold it. – "Seth" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. He's a nice fellow, Norah; I like him." – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. Where did the poor little fellow die? – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  4. Kinch, old fellow, how are you? – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  5. " But how do you know all this, my dear fellow? – The Ancient Law by Ellen Glasgow
  6. Did the fellow give you much trouble, Kelly? – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  7. That's a good fellow- I shall love you better. – Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First by Honore de Balzac
  8. My poor fellow, can you sit down and speak to me? – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  9. No chance for an old fellow like me." – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  10. " Poor fellow," said Meldon. – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  11. " Of course you would, my dear fellow, but you see you can't. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  12. Yes, but the other fellow. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  13. That's a fine fellow, Miss Torrington! – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  14. Is that the fellow? – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  15. I am really a very simple fellow. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  16. " You must tell her what she has done," said the fellow. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  17. I don't think he's at all a bad fellow. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  18. That is nothing, my dear fellow. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  19. Give it me, fellow! – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  20. What was he going to say to the fellow? – His Family by Ernest Poole
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