Definition and Meanings for fellow

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Fellow is ranked 2,996 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of fellow

noun, transitive verb

Etymology of fellow

oe. felawe, felaghe, icel. f, fr. f companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. l law, akin to liggja to lie. see fee, and law, lie to be low

Meaning of fellow


as noun

  • a companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer.
  • a man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man.
  • an equal in power, rank, character, etc.
  • one of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate; the male.
  • a person; an individual.
  • in the english universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges.
  • 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.
  • a member of a literary or scientific society; as, a fellow of the royal society.

as transitive verb

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