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.

  2. fellow(Noun)

    A companion; a comrade.

  3. fellow(Noun)

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

  4. fellow(Noun)

    An equal in power, rank, character, etc.

  5. fellow(Noun)

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

  6. fellow(Noun)

    A male person; a man.

  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.

  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.

  9. fellow(Noun)

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

  10. fellow(Verb)

    To suit with; to pair with; to match.

  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.

  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).

  13. fellow(Adjective)

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

  14. Origin: 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

  2. Fellow(noun)

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

  3. Fellow(noun)

    an equal in power, rank, character, etc

  4. Fellow(noun)

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

  5. Fellow(noun)

    a person; an individual

  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

  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

  8. Fellow(noun)

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

  9. Fellow(verb)

    to suit with; to pair with; to match

  10. 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.]

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.]

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. Dan Quayle, beginning a speech at an Apollo 11 anniversary celebration:

    My fellow astronauts...

  2. Aneurin Bevan:

    Poor fellow, he suffers from files.

  3. Fred Trump:

    Donald was a pretty rough fellow when he was small.

  4. Anuza Shenwari:

    As a fellow high school student, it's heartbreaking.

  5. Author Unknown:

    A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.

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Translations for fellow

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  • شريكArabic
  • 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
  • товаришUkrainian

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