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Meaning of FELLOW

Pronunciation:  'felow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"
  3. [n]  a person who is member of your class or profession; "the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
  4. [n]  a person who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
  5. [n]  an informal form of address for a man; "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?"

FELLOW is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: beau, blighter, boyfriend, buster, chap, colleague, companion, comrade, confrere, cuss, familiar, fella, feller, gent, lad, swain, young man
 See Also: adult male, associate, date, dog, escort, friend, lover, male, male person, man, playfellow, playmate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fel"low\, n. [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. f[=e]lagi, fr.
    f[=e]lag companionship, prop., a laying together of property;
    f[=e] property + lag a laying, pl. l["o]g law, akin to liggja
    to lie. See {Fee}, and {Law}, {Lie} to be low.]
    1. A companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer.
             The fellows of his crime.             --Milton.
             We are fellows still, Serving alike in sorrow.
             That enormous engine was flanked by two fellows
             almost of equal magnitude.            --Gibbon.
    Note: Commonly used of men, but sometimes of women. --Judges
          xi. 37.
    2. A man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean
             Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow.
    3. An equal in power, rank, character, etc.
             It is impossible that ever Rome Should breed thy
             fellow.                               --Shak.
    4. One of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to
       each other; a mate; the male.
             When they be but heifers of one year, . . . they are
             let go to the fellow and breed.       --Holland.
             This was my glove; here is the fellow of it. --Shak.
    5. A person; an individual.
             She seemed to be a good sort of fellow. --Dickens.
    6. In the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to
       a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to
       certain perquisites and privileges.
    7. 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.
    8. A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow
       of the Royal Society.
    Note: Fellow is often used in compound words, or adjectively,
          signifying associate, companion, or sometimes equal.
          Usually, such compounds or phrases are
          self-explanatory; as, fellow-citizen, or fellow
          citizen; fellow-student, or fellow student;
          fellow-workman, or fellow workman; fellow-mortal, or
          fellow mortal; fellow-sufferer; bedfellow; playfellow;
                Were the great duke himself here, and would lift
                up My head to fellow pomp amongst his nobles.
  2. \Fel"low\, v. t.
    To suit with; to pair with; to match. [Obs.] --Shak.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A medical doctor who has completed medical school, an internship, and a residency program and who is training for a specialized branch of medicine (such as urology, psychiatry, oncology, etc.)
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