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Definition of "fellow" []

  • A man or boy. (noun)
  • Informal A boyfriend. (noun)
  • A comrade or associate. (noun)
  • A person of equal rank, position, or background; a peer. (noun)
  • One of a pair; a mate: found the lost shoe and its fellow. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fellow" in a sentence
  • "We all liked the captain, who was kind and considerate in his treatment of all hands; but it was fine fun for us to have "the old fellow" pressed -- "_old fellow_" of six or eight-and-twenty, as he was then."
  • "If it is my brother-officer's lot to fall in battle -- it's very well -- I run the same hazard -- he dies, as he ought to do, a brave fellow; but to stand by, and see a man die as he ought not to do, and die what is called an _honest fellow_!"
  • "Not a single freakin 'fellow from the frontline GOP force has said anything significant about this level of care."