Word of the Day: Fellow

fel-low / ˈfelō


1. a man or boy; often considered informal
If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.
Frank A. Clark, 1860-1936

2. a peer; one in equal rank with oneself
Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.
Harold Coffin, ?-

3. associate; companion
Trust in your fellows.
from ‘Tigerheart’ by Peter David, 1956-

4. a person granted a position of study in which they receive a stipend as they conduct research
Working in diverse fields, from the arts and sciences to public health and civil liberties, these 25 MacArthur Fellows are solving long-standing scientific and mathematical problems, pushing art forms into new and emerging territories, and addressing the urgent needs of under-resources communities.
Cecilia Conrad, 1955-

1. belonging to the same group; having or being in the same state or condition
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that’s the essence of inhumanity.
George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950