fella
noun Etymology: alteration of fellow Date: 1816 fellow, man

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fella — Blick auf das Fellatal mit Autobahnbrücke bei Moggio UdineseVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fella — Fella, 1) Nebenfluß des Tagliamento, entspringt in Kärnten u. mündet in der venetianischen Provinz Udine bei Venzone; 2) Cap an der Westküste der neapolitanischen Provinz Calabria citeriore …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fella — Fella, linker Nebenfluß des Tagliamento, entspringt bei Saifnitz in Kärnten, durchfließt in westlicher Richtung das Kanaltal, dann, nachdem er bei Pontebba italienisches Gebiet betreten hat, in südlicher Richtung das Val (oder Canal) del Ferro… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • fella — attempt at phonetic spelling of a casual pronunciation of FELLOW (Cf. fellow), attested by 1864. Feller, along the same lines, is recorded by 1825 …   Etymology dictionary

  • fella- — *fella , *fellam germ., stark. Neutrum (a): nhd. Haut, Fell; ne. skin (Neutrum), fur; Rekontruktionsbasis: got., an., ae., afries., anfrk., as., ahd.; Rekon …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • fella — [fel′ə] n. Slang FELLOW …   English World dictionary

  • fella — fel|la S3 [ˈfelə] n spoken informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: FELLOW1] 1.) a man ▪ There s a fella outside who wants to see you. 2.) especially BrE a ↑boyfriend ▪ What do you …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fella — [[t]fe̱lə[/t]] fellas also feller N COUNT: usu with supp You can refer to a man as a fella. [INFORMAL] He s an intelligent man and a nice fella... You re a funny feller, Fairbairn said grumpily. Syn: fellow …   English dictionary

  • fella — noun (C) spoken 1 a man: I was talking to this fella I work with. 2 a boyfriend: She s fine, her new fella s lovely …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fella — UK [ˈfelə] / US noun [countable] Word forms fella : singular fella plural fellas informal a) a man b) a boyfriend …   English dictionary

  • fella — [“fela] n. a fellow; a guy. (Also a term of address.) □ Who’s the fella with the dark glasses? □ Hey, fella. Got a match? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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