fellow: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fel'ō), [key]
— n.
  1. a man or boy: a fine old fellow; a nice little fellow.
  2. beau; suitor: Mary had her fellow over to meet her folks.
  3. person; one: They don't treat a fellow very well here.
  4. a person of small worth or no esteem.
  5. a companion; comrade; associate: They have been fellows since childhood.
  6. a person belonging to the same rank or class; equal; peer: The doctor conferred with his fellows.
  7. one of a pair; mate; match: a shoe without its fellow.
    1. a graduate student of a university or college to whom an allowance is granted for special study.
    2. Brit.an incorporated member of a college, entitled to certain privileges.
    3. a member of the corporation or board of trustees of certain universities or colleges.
  8. a member of any of certain learned societies: a fellow of the British Academy.
  9. a partner.
  1. to make or represent as equal with another.
  2. to produce a fellow to; match.
  1. belonging to the same class or group; united by the same occupation, interests, etc.; being in the same condition: fellow students; fellow sufferers.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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