fella

[ fel-uh ]
/ ˈfɛl ə /
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noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. felix iii,
  2. felix iv,
  3. felixstowe,
  4. fell,
  5. fell pony,
  6. fellable,
  7. fellah,
  8. fellahin,
  9. fellate,
  10. fellatio

Origin of fella


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British Dictionary definitions for fella

fella

/ (ˈfɛlə) /

noun

a nonstandard variant of fellow
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Word Origin and History for fella

fella

n.

attempt at phonetic spelling of a casual pronunciation of fellow, attested by 1864. Feller, along the same lines, is recorded by 1825.

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