Definition of yokefellow in English:


Pronunciation /ˈjəʊkˌfɛləʊ/


  • 1A person linked to or associated with another, especially in some work or activity; an associate or partner in an undertaking; a fellow-worker. Also occasionally (literal): a draught animal coupled with another in a yoke.

  • 2 historical, rare Specifically. A person joined in marriage to another; a husband or wife, a spouse.

  • 3A thing which is closely connected to, associated with, or accompanies something else.


Early 16th century; earliest use found in The New Testament. From yoke + fellow.