Origin of fella
Examples from the Web for fella
She says she got married in 2005, lives in L.A. with her husband and two children, and her fella is “totally cool with what I do.”Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So yes, a meal laced with too much annoyance actually can bring a fella down.Can Being With Your Family on Thanksgiving Actually Kill You?|Kent Sepkowitz|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her world turns upside down when her roommate and BFF, Sophie (Mickey Sumner), meets a fella and decides to move out.‘Frances Ha’ Director Noah Baumbach and Star and Co-Writer Greta Gerwig on Hipsters|Marlow Stern|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is no denying it: this fella deserves to wake up to Carey Mulligan every morning.
My word,” said Binu Charley, “that fella spear allee same devil-devil.Adventure|Jack London
Ain't it funny with a fella that's got so much sense about other things?The Rosie World|Parker Fillmore
I'll have to tell the oul' fella, and he'll be raging mad when he hears about it.The Foolish Lovers|St. John G. Ervine
Miss Jacky's gone to meet her fella again, and I know she's goin' to git kilt!Kildares of Storm|Eleanor Mercein Kelly
You know I used to wonder if a fella's face would ever come smooth again in heaven.Overland Red|Henry Herbert Knibbs
attempt at phonetic spelling of a casual pronunciation of fellow, attested by 1864. Feller, along the same lines, is recorded by 1825.