Dog vs. Fellow

Dog vs. Fellow — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Dog and Fellow

Dognoun

A domesticated carnivorous mammal (Canis familiaris syn. Canis lupus subsp. familiaris) occurring as a wide variety of breeds, many of which are traditionally used for hunting, herding, drawing sleds, and other tasks, and are kept as pets.

Fellownoun

A man or boy.

Dognoun

Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae, such as the dingo.

Fellownoun

(Informal) A boyfriend.

Dognoun

A male animal of the family Canidae, especially of a fox or a domesticated breed.

Fellownoun

A comrade or associate.

Dognoun

Any of various other animals, such as the prairie dog.

Fellownoun

A person of equal rank, position, or background; a peer.

Dognoun

A person

You won, you lucky dog.

Fellownoun

One of a pair; a mate

found the lost shoe and its fellow.

Dognoun

A person regarded as contemptible

You stole my watch, you dog.

Fellownoun

A member of a learned society or professional organization.

Dognoun

A person regarded as unattractive or uninteresting.

Fellownoun

A graduate student appointed to a position granting financial aid and providing for further study.

Dognoun

Something of inferior or low quality

"The President had read the speech to some of his friends and they told him it was a dog" (John P. Roche).

Fellownoun

A physician who enters a training program in a medical specialty after completing residency, usually in a hospital or academic setting.

Dognoun

An investment that produces a low return or a loss.

Fellownoun

An incorporated senior member of certain colleges and universities.

Dognoun

dogs(Slang) The feet.

Fellownoun

A member of the governing body of certain colleges and universities.

Dognoun

See andiron.

Fellownoun

(Archaic) A man or boy held in low regard.

Dognoun

(Slang) A hot dog; a wiener.

Fellowadjective

Being of the same kind, group, occupation, society, or locality; having in common certain characteristics or interests

fellow workers.

Dognoun

Any of various hooked or U-shaped metallic devices used for gripping or holding heavy objects.

Fellownoun

(obsolete) A colleague or partner.

Dognoun

(Astronomy) A sundog.

Fellownoun

(archaic) A companion; a comrade.

Dogadverb

Totally; completely. Often used in combination

dog-tired.

Fellownoun

A man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man.

Dogverb

To track or trail persistently

"A stranger then is still dogging us" (Arthur Conan Doyle).

Fellownoun

An equal in power, rank, character, etc.

Dogverb

To hold or fasten with a mechanical device

"Watertight doors and hatches were dropped into place and dogged down to give the ship full watertight integrity" (Tom Clancy).

Fellownoun

One of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate.

Dogverb

To be persistently or inescapably associated with

Questions about his youthful indiscretions dogged him throughout his career.

Fellownoun

(colloquial) A male person; a man.

Dogverb

To be recurrently or persistently in the mind; haunt

Despair dogged him in his final years.

Fellownoun

(rare) A person; an individual, male or female.

Dognoun

A mammal, Canis lupus familiaris, that has been domesticated for thousands of years, of highly variable appearance due to human breeding.

The dog barked all night long.

Fellownoun

(heading) A rank or title in the professional world, usually given as "Fellow".

Dognoun

A male dog, wolf or fox, as opposed to a bitch (often attributive).

Fellownoun

In the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges.

Dognoun

A dull, unattractive girl or woman.

She’s a real dog.

Fellownoun

In an American college or university, a member of the corporation which manages its business interests; also, a graduate appointed to a fellowship, who receives the income of the foundation.

Dognoun

(slang) A man (derived from definition 2).

You lucky dog!He's a silly dog.

Fellownoun

A member of a literary or scientific society

a Fellow of the Royal Society

Dognoun

A coward.

Come back and fight, you dogs!

Fellownoun

The most senior rank or title one can achieve on a technical career in certain companies (though some Fellows also hold business titles such as Vice President or Chief Technology Officer). This is typically found in large corporations in research and development-intensive industries (IBM or Sun Microsystems in information technology, and Boston Scientific in Medical Devices for example). They appoint a small number of senior scientists and engineers as Fellows.

Dognoun

(derogatory) Someone who is morally reprehensible.

You dirty dog.

Fellownoun

In the US and Canada, a physician who is undergoing a supervised, sub-specialty medical training (fellowship) after completing a specialty training program (residency).

Dognoun

(slang) A sexually aggressive man (cf. horny).

Fellowadjective

Having common characteristics; being of the same kind, or in the same group

Roger and his fellow workers are to go on strike.

Dognoun

Any of various mechanical devices for holding, gripping, or fastening something, particularly with a tooth-like projection.

Fellowverb

To suit with; to pair with; to match.

Dognoun

A click or pallet adapted to engage the teeth of a ratchet-wheel, to restrain the back action; a click or pawl. (See also: ratchet, windlass)

Fellownoun

a boy or man;

that chap is your hostthere's a fellow at the doorhe's a likable cuss

Dognoun

A metal support for logs in a fireplace.

The dogs were too hot to touch.

Fellownoun

a person who is frequently in the company of another;

drinking companionscomrades in arms

Dognoun

(cartomancy) The eighteenth Lenormand card.

Fellownoun

a person who is member of your class or profession;

the surgeon consulted his colleagueshe sent e-mail to his fellow hackers

Dognoun

A hot dog.

Fellownoun

an informal form of address for a man;

Say, fellow, what are you doing?Hey buster, what's up?

Dognoun

Underdog.

Fellownoun

a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman;

if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked

Dognoun

Foot.

Dognoun

(Cockney rhyming slang) (from "dog and bone") Phone or mobile phone.

Dognoun

One of the cones used to divide up a racetrack when training horses.

Dogverb

(transitive) To pursue with the intent to catch.

Dogverb

(transitive) To follow in an annoying or harassing way.

The woman cursed him so that trouble would dog his every step.

Dogverb

To fasten a hatch securely.

It is very important to dog down these hatches...

Dogverb

To watch, or participate, in sexual activity in a public place.

I admit that I like to dog at my local country park.

Dogverb

To intentionally restrict one's productivity as employee; to work at the slowest rate that goes unpunished.

A surprise inspection of the night shift found that some workers were dogging it.

Dognoun

a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds;

the dog barked all night

Dognoun

a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman;

she got a reputation as a frumpshe's a real dog

Dognoun

informal term for a man;

you lucky dog

Dognoun

someone who is morally reprehensible;

you dirty dog

Dognoun

a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

Dognoun

a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

Dognoun

metal supports for logs in a fireplace;

the andirons were too hot to touch

Dogverb

go after with the intent to catch;

The policeman chased the mugger down the alleythe dog chased the rabbit