Origin of fellow traveler
OTHER WORDS FROM fellow travelerfel·low-trav·el·ing [fel-oh-trav-uh-ling, -trav-ling], /ˌfɛl oʊˌtræv ə lɪŋ, -ˈtræv lɪŋ/, adjective
Words nearby fellow traveler
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
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.
It was one of those long moments that makes a fellow draw his breath sharp when he thinks about it afterward.
He controlled himself betimes, bethinking him that, after all, there might be some reason in what this fat fellow said.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Man's enthusiasm in praise of a fellow mortal, is soon damped by the original sin of his nature—rebellious pride!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
It beats punching cows, though—that is, when a fellow discovers that he isn't a successful cowpuncher.
Don't chaff, Shirtings; you're a very good fellow, you know, but I'm not in a laughing humour.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Cultural 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.