[ good-fel-oh-ship ]


  1. a pleasant, convivial spirit; comradeship; companionship.

    Synonyms: Gemütlichkeit, fellowship

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Word History and Origins

Origin of good-fellowship1

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

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Example Sentences

He was presented with a special Alfalfa medallion for a lifetime of civility, good cheer, and good fellowship.

The French and Russian officers paired in good-fellowship, while the few Prussians rode together.

The home is the mother and the father and the children and the spirit of good fellowship which should possess them.

He laid aside the cocked hat and stick which he had just taken up, and said he would have one glass, for good fellowship's sake.

That was before the rattle heads and fanatics had poisoned the well of good fellowship and made men fear and hate one another.

Sometimes there is a good deal of conversation; sometimes there is a comfortable silence of good-fellowship.


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