good fellow

noun

Definition of good fellow

: an affable companionable person

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Other Words from good fellow

good-fellowship \ ˈgu̇d-​ˈfe-​lō-​ˌship How to pronounce good-fellowship (audio) , -​ˈfe-​lə-​ \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Capital, my good fellow, perfectly capital Move fast and ... capitalize things? Owen Thomas, SFChronicle.com, "Give me an F! Give me an A! Give me a C! Give me an E! It’s FACEBOOK!," 6 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of good fellow

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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20 Nov 2019

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“Good fellow.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/good-fellowship. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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