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English noun: fellow

1. fellow (person) a boy or man


SamplesThat chap is your host.
There's a fellow at the door.
He's a likable cuss.
He's a good bloke.


Synonymsblighter, bloke, chap, cuss, fella, feller, gent, lad


Broader (hypernym)male, male person


Narrower (hyponym)dog

2. fellow (person) a friend who is frequently in the company of another


SamplesDrinking companions.
Comrades in arms.


Synonymsassociate, companion, comrade, familiar


Broader (hypernym)friend


Narrower (hyponym)date, escort, playfellow, playmate, tovarich, tovarisch

3. fellow (person) a person who is member of one's class or profession


SamplesThe surgeon consulted his colleagues.
He sent e-mail to his fellow hackers.


Synonymscolleague, confrere


Broader (hypernym)associate

4. fellow (quantity) one of a pair


SamplesHe lost the mate to his shoe.
One eye was blue but its fellow was brown.


Synonymsmate


Broader (hypernym)singleton


Part meronymbrace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke

5. fellow (person) a member of a learned society


SamplesHe was elected a fellow of the American Physiological Association.


Broader (hypernym)fellow member, member

6. fellow (person) an informal form of address for a man


SamplesSay, fellow, what are you doing?.
Hey buster, what's up?.


Synonymsbuster, dude


Broader (hypernym)adult male, man

7. fellow (person) a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman


SamplesIf I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked.


Synonymsbeau, boyfriend, swain, young man


Broader (hypernym)adult male, lover, man









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