fellow Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “fellow” - English Dictionary

Definition of "fellow" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

fellownoun [C]

 us   /ˈfel·oʊ/

fellow noun [C] (MAN)

a man: He was a ​big fellow with ​broadshoulders.

fellow noun [C] (MEMBER)

a ​member of some ​groups that you must have ​specialtraining to ​join: Dr. Rodriguez is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

fellow noun [C] (TEACHER/STUDENT)

a ​teacher or ​student who has a ​fellowship at a ​university: He was a fellow at Harvard.

fellowadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈfel·oʊ, /

fellow adjective [not gradable] (SHARED)

used of ​people or a ​person with whom you ​share something, esp. the same ​kind of ​job, ​interest, or ​experience: She ​introduced me to a few of her fellow ​students.
(Definition of fellow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "fellow" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

fellowadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈfel.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/
B2 used to refer to someone who has the same ​job or ​interests as you, or is in the same ​situation as you: She ​introduced me to some of her fellow ​students. Our fellow ​travellers were ​mostly Spanish-speaking ​tourists.
More examples

fellownoun [C]

uk   /ˈfel.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/

fellow noun [C] (MAN)

informal a man, used ​especially in the past by ​people in a ​highersocialclass: He ​seemed like a ​decent fellow.

fellow noun [C] (MEMBER)

UK a ​member of a ​group of ​teachers of high ​rank at a ​particularcollege or ​university or of ​particular academicsocieties: Georgia's a fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. UK a ​member of an ​officialorganization for a ​particularsubject or ​job: He's a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. US a graduatestudent who has a fellowship at a ​university
(Definition of fellow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "fellow" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

fellowadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈfeləʊ/
used to describe someone who has the same ​job or ​interests as you, or is in the same ​situation as you: A ​member of ​staff was ​sacked for ​stealing from fellow ​employees.

fellownoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfeləʊ/
a ​member of an ​officialorganization for a particular ​subject or ​job: She is a fellow of the Royal ​Institute of Chartered Surveyors. a research fellow at the ​Institute for Fiscal Studies
a ​member of a ​group of ​high-ranking teachers at a particular college or university or of a particular ​educationalsociety: She is a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
(Definition of fellow from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of fellow?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

golden

made of gold

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More