a person who supports or sympathizes with a political party, especially the Communist Party, but is not an enrolled member.
anyone who, although not a member, supports or sympathizes with some organization, movement, or the like.
- fel·low-trav·el·ing [fel-oh-trav-uh-ling, -trav-ling], /ˌfɛl oʊˌtræv ə lɪŋ, -ˈtræv lɪŋ/, adjective
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How to use fellow traveler in a sentence
Heard only by Fran and us readers, Austen offers wry comments on the lifestyles, decisions and hypocrisies of not just her fellow travelers, but the 21st century itself.Jane Austen makes a cameo in a charming new novel about friendship and the literary life | Carole Burns | September 10, 2021 | Washington Post
Like many of my fellow travelers, what drew me to the worlds of theoretical physics was also seeded in my earliest existential doubts, and the struggle to come to terms with the answers the people around me seemed to content themselves with.How I Escaped My Troubles Through Science - Issue 104: Harmony | Subodh Patil | August 25, 2021 | Nautilus
Look around you and you’ll see it in the wary eyes of your fellow travelers.The Intersection Is a City’s Watering Hole, and It’s Teeming with Life and Danger | wtaylor | August 20, 2021 | Outside Online
We lift the bulky suitcases of our fellow travelers into the overhead bins, strike up conversations around knitting projects and sports jerseys.With airline altercations on the rise, a guide to best practices for bystanders | Tanya Ward Goodman | May 20, 2021 | Washington Post
From 1856—the year they were first noticed—until the present day, Neanderthals have consistently been framed in opposition to us, not as fellow travelers along evolution’s swift and mighty cataract.Much of What We Thought About Neanderthals Was Wrong. Here’s Why That Matters | Rebecca Wragg Sykes | October 27, 2020 | Time
She went on to tweet 64 times on the subject of her nightmare fellow traveler.‘Modern Family’ Director’s Mile-High 64 Tweet Rant Against Drunk Fellow Passenger | Tom Sykes | September 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Exit the fellow traveler, looking for a movie far from the madding goons at Winterland.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band | Grover Lewis | March 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Down in the white-supremacy cesspool of Stormfront.org, some contributors thought they recognized a fellow traveler.
Keep pumping in money while appointing some fellow-traveler bloggers to run GM?
His fellow-traveler likewise stood with folded hands, and gazed upon the forest, and the towns that lay in the bright sunshine.
He capered along on the high-road, as he returned to the inn where his fellow-traveler was waiting his return.
But the fellow-traveler made himself invisible; and as he flew behind the princess, he thrashed her with his rod till she bled.
But nobody could see the fellow-traveler, who had placed himself right behind the throne, where he could see and hear everything.
The fellow-traveler was likewise much rejoiced on hearing how matters had turned out.
Cultural definitions for fellow traveler
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