What does fellow mean?

Definitions for fellow
ˈfɛl oʊfel·low

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fellow.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate(noun)

    a friend who is frequently in the company of another

    "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"

  3. 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"

  4. mate, fellow(noun)

    one of a pair

    "he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"

  5. fellow(noun)

    a member of a learned society

    "he was elected a fellow of the American Physiological Association"

  6. fellow, dude, buster(noun)

    an informal form of address for a man

    "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?"

  7. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. fellow(Noun)

    A colleague or partner.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  2. fellow(Noun)

    A companion; a comrade.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  3. fellow(Noun)

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

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  4. fellow(Noun)

    An equal in power, rank, character, etc.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  5. fellow(Noun)

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

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  6. fellow(Noun)

    A male person; a man.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  7. fellow(Noun)

    In the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  8. fellow(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  9. fellow(Noun)

    A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  10. fellow(Verb)

    To suit with; to pair with; to match.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  11. fellow(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  12. fellow(Noun)

    In the US and Canada, a physician who is undergoing a supervised, sub-specialty medical training (fellowship) after completing a specialty training program (residency).

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  13. fellow(Adjective)

    Having common characteristics; being of the same kind, or in the same group

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fellow(noun)

    a companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Fellow(noun)

    a man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Fellow(noun)

    an equal in power, rank, character, etc

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Fellow(noun)

    one of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate; the male

    Etymology: [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.]

  5. Fellow(noun)

    a person; an individual

    Etymology: [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.]

  6. Fellow(noun)

    in the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges

    Etymology: [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.]

  7. Fellow(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  8. Fellow(noun)

    a member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society

    Etymology: [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.]

  9. Fellow(verb)

    to suit with; to pair with; to match

    Etymology: [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.]

Freebase

  1. Fellow

    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

  1. Fellow

    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 (Ger. vieh), cattle, property, and lag, a laying together, a law. Cf. Eng. Fee, and Law.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. fellow

    A sailor's soubriquet for himself; he will ask if you "have anything for a fellow to do?"

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fellow' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3651

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fellow' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3215

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fellow' in Nouns Frequency: #1542

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fellow' in Adjectives Frequency: #494

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How to say fellow in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fellow in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fellow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fellow in a Sentence

  1. Kim Joo-hyeok:

    But through ballet, I am able to stay calm and find balance as well as build friendships with my fellow soldiers.

  2. Kane Faylim:

    I was lucky. I have a concrete house, unfortunately I (can) not say the same for many of my fellow Chuukese. Ships have sunk. Homes destroyed. Breadfruits, mangoes, bananas and coconuts, our local source of food ... trimmed down to just stems and branches.

  3. State John Kerry:

    That he was murdered after his father's plea for compassion reminds all the world that this foe has no agenda other than to kill and destroy, and places no value on life, including that of fellow Muslims.

  4. John Kasich on Sunday:

    I have to do well enough there, and I think I will …. I'll catch fire. And if I catch fire, I think the sky is the limit. Poor showings in both or either of those first two primaries can doom a campaign. The next debate is being hosted by Fox Business and is on January 14. John Kasich on Sunday express optimism that he ’ll be in the main-stage debate and declined to comment on fellow GOP candidate Texas Sen. Rand Paul saying he wo n’t compete in the second-tier contest if demoted as a result of FOX Business criteria, which involves rankings in national, Iowa and New Hampshire polls.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I had worked at the University of St. Andrews, over 25 years ago during 1985-88, as an academic staff and a research fellow at the Department of Chemistry. Those were the most wonderful and highly productive three and half years of my life. I was fortunate to work in association with one of the genius Scientists in the UK (Professor David Cole-Hamilton) at the most beautiful place in the world, St. Andrews. My research work had led to various patents and publications, creating a notable mark of distinction that stll makes me extremely proud. University of St. Andrews is not only the oldest and highly prestigious University in the world, but also the Crème de la crème, best of the best, and cut above the rest! My Best Wishes from USA, to University of St. Andrews. Mòran taing, Alma Mater.

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Translations for fellow

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  • شريكArabic
  • компаньон, колега, другарBulgarian
  • chlapíkCzech
  • Partner, Gefährte, Kamerad, KollegeGerman
  • σύντροφοςGreek
  • hombre, colega, muchacho, tipo, amigo, compañeroSpanish
  • kaaslane, kompanjon, seltsimees, kolleeg, kutsekaaslaneEstonian
  • همکارPersian
  • mies, poika, toveri, veikkoFinnish
  • collègue, mec, ami, camarade, confrère, type, consœur, garsFrench
  • בחורHebrew
  • korokē, tawhiti, nauwhea, nauhea, autaiaMāori
  • gość, kolega, kamratPolish
  • коллега, пареньRussian
  • товаришUkrainian

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