Definitions for fellowˈfɛl oʊ
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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"
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
Origin: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fel′ō, n. 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: an individual, a person generally: a worthless person.—ns. Fell′ow-cit′izen, one belonging to the same city; Fell′ow-comm′oner, at Cambridge and elsewhere, a privileged class of undergraduates, dining at the Fellows' table; Fell′ow-crea′ture, one of the same race; Fell′ow-feel′ing, feeling between fellows or equals: sympathy; Fell′ow-heir, a joint-heir.—adv. Fell′owly (Shak.), companionable.—ns. Fell′ow-man, a man of the same common nature with one's self; Fell′ow-serv′ant, one who has the same master; Fell′owship, the state of being a fellow or partner: friendly intercourse: communion: an association: an endowment in a college for the support of graduates called Fellows: the position and income of a fellow: (arith.) the proportional division of profit and loss among partners.—Good fellowship, companionableness; Right hand of fellowship, the right hand given by one minister or elder to another at an ordination in some churches. [M. E. felawe—Ice. félagi, a partner in goods, from fé (Ger. vieh), cattle, property, and lag, a laying together, a law. Cf. Eng. Fee, and Law.]
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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
The numerical value of fellow in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of fellow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
My fellow astronauts...
Poor fellow, he suffers from files.
A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
We express our deepest sympathy. They were fellow countrymen.
We were eyeball-to-eyeball and the other fellow just blinked.
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Translations for fellow
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- компаньон, колега, другарBulgarian
- Partner, Gefährte, Kamerad, KollegeGerman
- hombre, colega, muchacho, tipo, amigo, compañeroSpanish
- kaaslane, kompanjon, seltsimees, kolleeg, kutsekaaslaneEstonian
- mies, poika, toveri, veikkoFinnish
- collègue, mec, ami, camarade, confrère, type, consœur, garsFrench
- korokē, tawhiti, nauwhea, nauhea, autaiaMāori
- gość, kolega, kamratPolish
- коллега, пареньRussian
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