F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fel-er]
    • /ˈfɛl ər/
    • /ˈfel.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fel-er]
    • /ˈfɛl ər/

Definitions of feller word

  • noun feller Robert William Andrew ("Bob"; "Bullet Bob") 1918–2010, U.S. baseball player. 1
  • adjective feller fierce; cruel; dreadful; savage. 1
  • adjective feller destructive; deadly: fell poison; fell disease. 1
  • idioms feller at / in one fell swoop. swoop (def 5). 1
  • noun feller A person who fells trees; a lumberjack. 1
  • noun feller a person or thing that fells 0

Information block about the term

Origin of feller

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
First recorded in 1815-25; orig. dial.; by reduction of (ō) to (ə) and merger with words ending in -er

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Feller


feller popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

feller usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

Synonyms for feller

noun feller

  • boy — A boy is a child who will grow up to be a man.
  • buddy — A buddy is a close friend, usually a male friend of a man.
  • gentleman — a man of good family, breeding, or social position.
  • dude — a man excessively concerned with his clothes, grooming, and manners.
  • brother — Your brother is a boy or a man who has the same parents as you.

adj feller

  • suicidal — pertaining to, involving, or suggesting suicide.
  • deadly — If something is deadly, it is likely or able to cause someone's death, or has already caused someone's death.
  • calamitous — If you describe an event or situation as calamitous, you mean it is very unfortunate or serious.
  • hurtful — causing hurt or injury; injurious; harmful.
  • pernicious — causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful: pernicious teachings; a pernicious lie.

adjective feller

  • injurious — harmful, hurtful, or detrimental, as in effect: injurious eating habits.
  • annihilative — Serving to annihilate; radically destructive.
  • eradicative — Tending or serving to eradicate; curing or destroying thoroughly, as a disease or any evil.
  • evil — Profoundly immoral and malevolent.
  • extirpative — Of, relating to, or pertaining to an extirpation.

Antonyms for feller

noun feller

  • girl — a female child, from birth to full growth.
  • enemy — A person who is actively opposed or hostile to someone or something.

adj feller

  • harmless — without the power or desire to do harm; innocuous: He looks mean but he's harmless; a harmless Halloween prank.
  • healthful — conducive to health; wholesome or salutary: a healthful diet.
  • wholesome — conducive to moral or general well-being; salutary; beneficial: wholesome recreation; wholesome environment.
  • fortunate — having good fortune; receiving good from uncertain or unexpected sources; lucky: a fortunate young actor who got the lead in the play.
  • assisting — to give support or aid to; help: Please assist him in moving the furniture.

adjective feller

  • favourable — Pleasing, encouraging or approving.
  • encouraging — Giving someone support or confidence; supportive.
  • civilised — to bring out of a savage, uneducated, or rude state; make civil; elevate in social and private life; enlighten; refine: Rome civilized the barbarians.

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?