good fellow


noun

a friendly and pleasant person.

Origin of good fellow

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225
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Examples from the Web for good fellow

  • To me he was a comrade, and to him I was a good-fellow girl—one to whom he could talk without excusing his pipe or cigarette.

  • She has replied, advising me to stick to the good-fellow role but not to dress the part.

  • I have a 'good fellow' in my mind whose—whose 'good-fellow proceedings' touched me very acutely.

    Daisy's Aunt|E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson