Simple Definition of fellow
: a male person : a boy or man
: a male companion of a girl or woman
: a member of a group of people who have shared interests, activities, etc.
Full Definition of fellow
3 : a member of a group having common characteristics; specifically : a member of an incorporated literary or scientific society
5 : an incorporated member of a college or collegiate foundation especially in a British university
6 : a person appointed to a position granting a stipend and allowing for advanced study or research
Examples of fellow
fellows and girls at a party
a young fellow like you
Your son's a bright little fellow.
She's found herself a new fellow.
a fellow of the American College of Surgeons
a Fellow of the Royal Society
Origin of fellow
Middle English felawe, from Old English fēolaga, from Old Norse fēlagi, from fēlag partnership, from fē cattle, money + lag act of laying
First Known Use: before 12th century
FELLOW Defined for Kids
Definition of fellow
: belonging to the same group or class <my fellow Americans>
Medical Definition of fellow
: a young physician who has completed training as an intern and resident and has been granted a stipend and position allowing him or her to do further study or research in a specialty
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