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  1. Prefixed to a noun to say that someone shares the same condition as oneself as represented by the noun.
    fellow-worker;  fellow-sufferer;  fellow-teacher;  fellow-chairwoman;  fellow-Scotsman
    His call for action was supported by the majority of his fellow-students at the meeting.
    • 1922, Ben Travers, chapter 5, in A Cuckoo in the Nest:
      The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite. [] Can those harmless but refined fellow-diners be the selfish cads whose gluttony and personal appearance so raised your contemptuous wrath on your arrival?