NounFellow (plural Fellows)
- A companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer.
- A man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man.
- An equal in power, rank, character, etc.
- One of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate; the male.
- A person; an individual.
- In the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges.
- In an American college or university, a member of the corporation which manages its business interests; also, a graduate appointed to a fellowship, who receives the income of the foundation.
- A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- The most senior rank or title one can achieve on a technical career in certain companies (though some fellows also hold business titles such as vice president or chief technology officer). This is typically found in large corporations in research and development-intensive industries (IBM or Sun Microsystems in information technology, and Boston Scientific in Medical Devices for example). They appoint a small number of senior scientists and engineers as Fellows.
In North America, fellow is generally only used as an academic or medical title or membership, and is dated and quite rare when referring to a man in general.
Fellow (not comparable)
- Having common characteristics; being of the same kind, or in the same group
Adjectives for Fellow
chuckle-headed; absurd; lovable; tainted; jolly; sturdy; brash; lusty; amiable scurvy; woodland; underbred; fine-spoken clever; clean-living; intelligent; tractable generous; light-hearted; industrious; bustling; common-looking; gaunt; ill-visaged; jovial-looking; loathsome; riotous; unrefined; honorary; guileless; robustious; muffled; massive; great-shouldered; muscled; lewd; merry; manly; sharp; amiable-looking; impudent; feeble; noble; pestilent; funniest; good-natured; hearty; broad-faced; dapper; fierce; valiant; cunning; admirable; wiry; sallow; enviable; heartless; worthless; indignant; craggy-faced; gnomish; odd; unaccountable; fluctuating; irresolute; voluble; slender; prattling; hilding; captious; hale; hard-bitten; big; handsome; back-slapping; rollicking; villainous; good-hearted; easy-going; devil-may-care; kindly; lawless; open-hearted; brilliant; gentle-mannered; plausible; unthoughtful; innocent; sneaking; talkative; enthusiastic; unstudious; vulgar-looking; officious; engaging; swarthy; smock-faced; coal-blackened; florid; prettier; magnificent-looking; gallant; hulking; meager; verdant; brawny; stale; licentious; white-bearded; hatchet-faced; sheepish; awkward; respected; desperate; foppish; bluff; blunt; indiscreet; self-assured; conceited; celestial; melancholy; abominable; beetle-browed; powerful; marvelous; witty; eloquent; prodigious; fine; staring; inexorable; ghostly; disgruntled; capricious; insignificant; simpering; intelligent; courageous; good-humored; roguish; ignorant; noisy; unweighing; notable; good; dull; vicious; dissolute.
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- fellow feeling
- good fellow/goodfellow
- poor fellow