Synonyms & Antonyms of fellow

1 a male romantic companion
  • most of the players were bringing their fellows to the banquet in the clubhouse after the tennis tournament

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2 a person frequently seen in the company of another
  • the singer's fellows were rumored to have ties to organized crime

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3 an adult male human being
  • what does a fellow have to do to get waited on around here?
  • your son is a bright young fellow

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4 either of a pair matched in one or more qualities
  • one ice skate isn't much good without its fellow

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5 one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value
  • he is well regarded as a chemist by his fellows in the field

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The first known use of fellow was before the 12th century

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“Fellow.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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