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good fellow

a friendly and pleasant person.
Origin of good fellow
Middle English word dating back to 1175-1225 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It has supported us ever since, for Rice traded with it, and kept it growing, good fellow.

    The Gold Brick Ann S. Stephens
  • He sticks to them like a good fellow and works hard to get a living.

  • A good fellow called M'Auliffe, whose arm was shot off, could have done the same.

  • A merrier Christmas, Bob, my good fellow, than I have given you for many a year!

    A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
  • He is good-hearted, one of good impulses, generally speaking,—a good fellow.

    What All The World's A-Seeking Ralph Waldo Trine
  • A brother-officer of the Chiefs, too, and a rippin' good fellow!

    The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • Read your Nietzsche, my good fellow, and see what he says about the practical serviceability of Excess!

    Gray youth Oliver Onions
  • I know him: he is a good fellow, industrious, strong and not a bit foolish.

    Foma Gordyeff Maxim Gorky
  • He is a good fellow, and I shall let him understand that you don't want inquiries made about you.

    No Surrender! G. A. Henty
  • And now, my good fellow, let us go and look out for some dinner.

    Major Frank A. L. G. Bosboom-Toussaint

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