Meaning of fella in English:

fella

(also fellah)

Pronunciation /ˈfɛlə/

Translate fella into Spanish

noun

informal
  • 1

    non-standard spelling of fellow, used in representing speech in various dialects

    • ‘you can't blame the wee fella’
    • ‘It's a confusing time in every young fella's life.’
    • ‘It's up to the younger fellas to start taking their place.’
    • ‘Everyday in the club, new young fellas walk through the door.’
    • ‘It was a very sorry sight to see young fellas and girls with their suitcases or anything else that would carry a few belongings make their ways to this boat.’
    • ‘It's great for the young fellas coming through, who have worked so hard since the beginning of the year.’
    • ‘We get young fellas out here and they really do take to it pretty quickly.’
    • ‘Thoughts on these matters came to mind last week when I was reading an extraordinary story about a young fella at school in Cork.’
    • ‘The young fella had finally tasted the glamorous world that captured his imagination four decades earlier.’
    • ‘At least the young fella should be assessed before any decision is made on deporting the family.’
    • ‘Young fellas, who at the age of 12 were big bullies in the yard, were weedy twerps by age 16.’
    • ‘We've been working towards something special for the last five months, so you've got to take your hat off to these young fellas.’
    • ‘It's a necessary evil, but he wonders how many young fellas will be prepared to do this in the future.’
    • ‘As I move to enter, I'm forced to step aside as a young fella carrying some bulky shiny metallic object staggers out.’
    • ‘When I was a young fella my geography teacher lamented that Ireland had no natural resources.’
    • ‘He'd throw the young fella up on his shoulders and use his ticket to get in.’
    • ‘It was a semi-detached house which, when I was a young fella, was way out in the country.’
    • ‘It was great fun though and I am sure I will continue to go till the wee fella makes an appearance.’
    • ‘Still, don't try to force an instant friendship between the fellas.’
    • ‘Let's all hope they take their time to elect the new fellah!’
    • ‘I am absolutely delighted for him because he is a genuinely lovely fellah.’
  • 2A person's boyfriend or lover.

    • ‘she took a fancy to her best friend's fella’
    • ‘We are faster lovers than fellas from any other city.’
    • ‘And stuff like, if a fella's got a girlfriend and it's a serious thing, leave it alone.’
    • ‘Some friends of mine are splitting up and another friend got dumped by her fella without any indication that things were wrong.’
    • ‘You're meeting your friends for an early drink, and your fella has offered to give you a lift into town.’
    • ‘‘Greetings to all the lucky fellas who can live and love in York,’ he says.’
    • ‘I am not the perfect housewife and my fella is not the perfect partner.’
    partner, boyfriend, girlfriend, man, woman, lady friend, lady-love, loved one, beloved, love, darling, sweetheart