- a graduate student of a university or college to whom an allowance is granted for special study.
- British. an incorporated member of a college, entitled to certain privileges.
- a member of the corporation or board of trustees of certain universities or colleges.
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for fellow
On Dec. 22, 1799, Sands told her cousins that she would be leaving to elope with a fellow boarder named Levi Weeks that night.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He has even joked about how his fellow Republicans attack him.
At least 29 fellow Republicans must vote against Boehner for a second ballot to be reached, and that seems very unlikely.
Instead, I spend much of my time criticizing my fellow atheists.
An atheist counsels his fellow non-believers on how not to talk to people of faith.
He was a perfect mountain of a fellow, six and a half feet if he was an inch, with shoulders on him like a shorthorn bull.Greenmantle|John Buchan
Indeed the words ‘confound the fellow’ were in the minds of the three men.The Disentanglers|Andrew Lang
So I thought and reasoned; and at last I determined not to go amongst my fellow men, whatever the result might be.George Borrow|Edward Thomas
I never before saw a fellow who could carry on so many things at the same time and make successes of them all.Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish
Tommy was not inclined to check his pace, but a revolver in the hands of the fellow induced him to do so.Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone|G. Harvey Ralphson
British Dictionary definitions for fellow (1 of 2)
- (often plural) a companion; comrade; associate
- (as modifier)fellow travellers
- a person in the same group, class, or conditionthe surgeon asked his fellows
- (as modifier)fellow students; a fellow sufferer
Word Origin for fellow
British Dictionary definitions for fellow (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with fellow
see regular guy (fellow); strange bedfellows.