Fellow Definition

fĕlō
fellows
noun
fellows
A person who shares; partner or accomplice.
Webster's New World
A companion; associate.
Webster's New World
A person of the same class or rank; equal; peer.
Webster's New World
Either of a pair of corresponding things; mate.
Webster's New World
A man or boy.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
sisterenemy
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adjective
Having the same ideas, position, work, etc.
Webster's New World
Being of the same kind, group, occupation, society, or locality; having in common certain characteristics or interests.
Fellow workers.
American Heritage
In the same condition or of the same nature; associated or kindred.
Fellow workers, one's fellow man.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
consociate
verb
fellows

To suit with; to pair with; to match.

Wiktionary
prefix

Prefixed to a noun to say that someone shares the same condition as oneself as represented by the noun.

Fellow-worker; fellow-sufferer; fellow-teacher; fellow-chairwoman; fellow-Scotsman.
His call for action was supported by the majority of his fellow-students at the meeting.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Fellow

Noun

Singular:
fellow
Plural:
fellows

Origin of Fellow

  • Middle English felau from Old English fēolaga from Old Norse fēlagi business partner, fellow from fēlag partnership property, money peku- in Indo-European roots lag a laying down legh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old Norse fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

    From Wiktionary

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