Origin of fellow traveler
Related formsfel·low-trav·el·ing [fel-oh-trav-uh-ling, -trav-ling] /ˌfɛl oʊˌtræv ə lɪŋ, -ˈtræv lɪŋ/, adjective
Examples from the Web for fellow traveler
Keep pumping in money while appointing some fellow-traveler bloggers to run GM?
But nobody could see the fellow-traveler, who had placed himself right behind the throne, where he could see and hear everything.
As my fellow-traveler finished his recital, the diligence stopped to change horses at the little town of Mantua.
His fellow-traveler, likewise, warned him to desist; but Johannes thought he should succeed.
Our fellow-traveler got out before her to help her on to the platform.The White People|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Here I overtook a fellow-traveler, and bargained with him for his horse.Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk|John Ross Browne
Culture definitions for fellow traveler
One who supports the aims or philosophies of a political group without joining it. A “fellow traveler” is usually one who sympathizes with communist doctrines but is not a member of the Communist party. The term was used disparagingly in the 1950s to describe people accused of being communists.