Definitions for fellowˈfɛl oʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a man or boy.
Informal.a beau; suitor.
Informal.a person; one:
They don't treat a fellow very well here.
a companion; comrade; associate.
a person belonging to the same rank or class; equal; peer.
one of a pair; mate; match:
a shoe without its fellow.
a graduate student of a university or college to whom an allowance is granted for special study. a member of the corporation or board of trustees of certain universities or colleges.
a member of any of certain learned societies:
a fellow of the British Academy.
Obs. a person of a low social class.
(adj.)belonging to the same class or group; united by the same occupation, interests, circumstances, etc.:
Origin of fellow:
bef. 1050; ME felowe, felawe, late OE fēolaga < ON fēlagi partner =fē money, property + -lagi bedfellow, comrade
chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, bloke(noun)
a boy or man
"that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"
companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate(noun)
a friend who is frequently in the company of another
"drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
colleague, confrere, fellow(noun)
a person who is member of one's class or profession
"the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
one of a pair
"he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"
a member of a learned society
"he was elected a fellow of the American Physiological Association"
fellow, dude, buster(noun)
an informal form of address for a man
"Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?"
boyfriend, fellow, beau, swain, young man(noun)
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
indicates that sb is like you
He began the speech, "My fellow Americans..."
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 male person; a man.
In the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges.
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.
A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society.
To suit with; to pair with; to match.
The most senior rank or title one can achieve on a technical career in certain companies (though some fellows also hold business titles such as vice president or chief technology officer). This is typically found in large corporations in research and development-intensive industries (IBM or Sun Microsystems in information technology, and Boston Scientific in Medical Devices for example). They appoint a small number of senior scientists and engineers as Fellows.
In the US and Canada, a physician who is undergoing a supervised, sub-specialty medical training (fellowship) after completing a specialty training program (residency).
Having common characteristics; being of the same kind, or in the same group
Origin: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.
a companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer
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; the male
a person; an individual
in the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges
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
a member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society
to suit with; to pair with; to match
In academia, a fellow is a member of a group of learned people who work together as peers in the pursuit of mutual knowledge or practice. The fellows may include visiting professors, postdoctoral researchers and doctoral researchers.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fellow' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3651
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fellow' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3215
Rank popularity for the word 'fellow' in Nouns Frequency: #1542
Rank popularity for the word 'fellow' in Adjectives Frequency: #494
Translations for fellow
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He's quite a nice fellow but I don't like him.
- kêrel, ou, ventAfrikaans
- إنْسان، شَخْصArabic
- pessoaPortuguese (BR)
- člověk, chlapíkCzech
- der KerlGerman
- άνθρωπος, τύποςGreek
- mees, sellEstonian
- ember, fickóHungarian
- uomo, tipoItalian
- 남자, 녀석Korean
- vyrukas, vaikinasLithuanian
- cilvēks; puisis; tipsLatvian
- fyr, karNorwegian
- człowiek, facetPolish
- karl, killeSwedish
- adam, herifTurkish
- 人Chinese (Trad.)
- парубок, хлопецьUkrainian
- کوئی شخصUrdu
- ông bạn; thằng cha; gã; chàngVietnamese
- 人Chinese (Simp.)
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