fellow man

noun

Definition of fellow man 

: a kindred human being

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By blaming everything on their Jewish fellow men, other Germans are escaping from their mental prison of inferiority. Lily Rothman, Time, "'It's Not That the Story Was Buried.' What Americans in the 1930s Really Knew About What Was Happening in Germany," 10 July 2018 Buy Photo For many Muslims, Ramadan brings a month of inward reflection, a time to get along with one’s fellow man and perform charitable acts. Allison Steele, Philly.com, "Ramadan a time for peace, joyful celebration - and nightly feasts," 5 June 2018 This isn't an ending for me or my values of service to my fellow man. Laura Vozzella And Jenna Portnoy, chicagotribune.com, "Rep. Garrett announces he is an alcoholic and will not seek re-election," 29 May 2018 The free program will take place at the Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge St. Henson rose to become a preacher and orator who used his freedom to uplift his fellow men. Courant Community, "Community News For The Windsor Locks Edition," 15 May 2018 The buff actor plays a primatologist who gets along better with creatures than with his fellow man — which is helpful when a giant gorilla, wolf and crocodile hit Chicago. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Every Dwayne Johnson movie character (including 'Rampage'), definitively ranked," 12 Apr. 2018 In lieu of flowers or donations, consider opening your hearts to your fellow man and show empathy and true compassion. courant.com, "Carl D. Soucier," 25 Mar. 2018 Passing a pipe around in a circle is probably the oldest, chillest way to commune with your fellow man: a ritual that instantly establishes shared experience and downgrades the threat level to a soothing green. Andrew Goble, GQ, "The Best Weed Pipes to Blaze Like You Did Back in the Day," 15 Mar. 2018 For love and compassion of your fellow man is most certainly at the heart of your fraternal obligations. Susan Svrluga, Washington Post, "‘The memory of Timothy Piazza deserves nothing less’: Penn State reflects, one year after a death at a fraternity," 2 Feb. 2018

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1667, in the meaning defined above

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fellow man

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fellow man

: a person other than yourself : a fellow human being

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