Definition of Fellow

1. Noun. A boy or man. "He's a good bloke"

Exact synonyms: Blighter, Bloke, Chap, Cuss, Fella, Feller, Gent, Lad
Generic synonyms: Male, Male Person
Specialized synonyms: Dog

2. Noun. A friend who is frequently in the company of another. "Comrades in arms"
Exact synonyms: Associate, Companion, Comrade, Familiar
Specialized synonyms: Date, Escort, Playfellow, Playmate, Tovarich, Tovarisch
Generic synonyms: Friend
Derivative terms: Associate, Companion, Companionship, Comradely, Comradeship, Familiar, Fellowship

3. Noun. A person who is member of one's class or profession. "He sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
Exact synonyms: Colleague, Confrere
Generic synonyms: Associate
Derivative terms: Fellowship

4. Noun. One of a pair. "One eye was blue but its fellow was brown"
Exact synonyms: Mate
Generic synonyms: Singleton
Group relationships: Brace, Couple, Couplet, Distich, Duad, Duet, Duo, Dyad, Pair, Span, Twain, Twosome, Yoke

5. Noun. A member of a learned society. "He was elected a fellow of the American Physiological Association"
Generic synonyms: Fellow Member, Member

6. Noun. An informal form of address for a man. "Hey buster, what's up?"
Exact synonyms: Buster, Dude
Generic synonyms: Adult Male, Man

7. 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"
Exact synonyms: Beau, Boyfriend, Swain, Young Man
Generic synonyms: Lover, Adult Male, Man

Definition of Fellow

1. n. A companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer.

2. v. t. To suit with; to pair with; to match.

Definition of Fellow

1. Noun. (obsolete) A colleague or partner. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) A companion; a comrade. ¹

3. Noun. A man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man. ¹

4. Noun. An equal in power, rank, character, etc. ¹

5. Noun. One of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate. ¹

6. Noun. (colloquial) A male person; a man. ¹

7. 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. ¹

8. 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. ¹

9. Noun. A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society. ¹

10. 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. ¹

11. 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). ¹

12. Adjective. Having common characteristics; being of the same kind, or in the same group ¹

13. Verb. To suit with; to pair with; to match. ¹

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Definition of Fellow

1. to produce an equal to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Fellow

1. A medical doctor who has completed medical school, some training as a junior doctor and who is training for a specialised branch of medicine. Usually applied to doctors involved in research. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fellow

fellow (current term)
fellow feeling
fellow man
fellow me lad
fellow me lads
fellow men
fellow traveler

Literary usage of Fellow

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1. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"Sympathy with fellow beings. Such general comments on attention lead to the ... Whenever we see a fellow being trying to do something, we tend to share in ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"For a case In this series holding that conductor nf one train Is not a fellow servant of a 69 LRA tained counts on the negligence of the train ..."

3. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"But since my pleasure was not in those pears, it was in the offence itself, which the association with fellow-sinners occasioned. CHAPTER IX. ..."

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