good fellow

a friendly and pleasant person.
[1175-1225; ME]

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  • Good fellow — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good fellow — n. an agreeable, convivial person …   English World dictionary

  • good fellow — noun 1. a. archaic : a drinking companion : roisterer, reveler b. : a jovial agreeable person typically radiating good humor and heartiness seeking to be good fellows at all costs C.W.Ferguson …   Useful english dictionary

  • good fellow — good′ fel′low n. a friendly and pleasant person • Etymology: 1175–1225 …   From formal English to slang

  • good fellow — Synonyms and related words: acceptable person, bon vivant, boon companion, capital fellow, diamond, gem, gentleman, good lot, good man, good person, good sort, good woman, hearty, honest man, jewel, jolly fellow, lady, mensch, pearl, perfect… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • good fellow — noun Date: 13th century an affable companionable person • good fellowship noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • good fellow — Boon companion, pleasant companion …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • good-fellow — …   Useful english dictionary

  • For He's a Jolly Good Fellow — is a British and American song which is sung to congratulate a person on a significant event, such as a retirement. The melody originates from that of the French song Marlbrough s en va t en guerre. According to the Guinness Book of World Records …   Wikipedia

  • For He's a Jolly Good Fellow — For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow [For Hes a Jolly Good Fellow] a song that people sing to praise somebody who has done something that they admire. If the person is a woman, they sing For She’s a Jolly Good Fellow. The song is usually sung without… …   Useful english dictionary

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