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Definition 1: a boy or man - [noun denoting person]

Samples where fellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • that chap is your host
  • there's a fellow at the door
  • he's a likable cuss
  • he's a good bloke

Synonyms for fellow in the sense of this definition

(fellow is a kind of ...) a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

(... is a kind of fellow ) informal term for a man

"you lucky dog"

Definition 2: a man who is the lover of a man or woman - [noun denoting person]

Samples where fellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
  • When the law changed, Pet could finally married his long-time boyfriend Jim

Synonyms for fellow in the sense of this definition

(fellow is a kind of ...) a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

(fellow is a kind of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

Definition 3: a friend who is frequently in the company of another - [noun denoting person]

Samples where fellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • drinking companions
  • comrades in arms

Synonyms for fellow in the sense of this definition

(fellow is a kind of ...) a person you know well and regard with affection and trust

"he was my best friend at the university"

(... is a kind of fellow ) a participant in a date

"his date never stopped talking"

(... is a kind of fellow ) a companion at play

(... is a kind of fellow ) a comrade (especially in Russian communism)

Definition 4: a person who is member of one's class or profession - [noun denoting person]

Samples where fellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the surgeon consulted his colleagues
  • he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers

Synonyms for fellow in the sense of this definition

(fellow is a kind of ...) a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor

"he had to consult his associate before continuing"

Definition 5: an informal form of address for a man - [noun denoting person]

Samples where fellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Say, fellow, what are you doing?
  • Hey buster, what's up?

Synonyms for fellow in the sense of this definition

(fellow is a kind of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

Definition 6: a member of a learned society - [noun denoting person]

Samples where fellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was elected a fellow of the American Physiological Association

(fellow is a kind of ...) one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)

"only members will be admitted" "a member of the faculty" "she was introduced to all the members of his family"

Definition 7: one of a pair - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where fellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he lost the mate to his shoe
  • one eye was blue but its fellow was brown

Synonyms for fellow in the sense of this definition

(fellow is a kind of ...) a single object (as distinguished from a pair)

(... is part of fellow) two items of the same kind

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