Definition of schoolfellow in English:


Line breaks: school|fel¦low
Pronunciation: /ˈskuːlfɛləʊ


  • more formal term for schoolmate.
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    • Although nicknamed ‘Dafty’ by his schoolfellows at Edinburgh Academy, he had a fertile and brilliant mind.
    • They're referred to as ‘schoolfellows,’ so it's quite likely they were at Wittenberg (their namesakes appear in the university rosters in the 1500s), but they could have been pre-university schoolfellows.
    • Dobbin is horribly bullied by his schoolfellows at Dr Swishtail's when it is discovered (after young Osborne ‘sneaks’ on him) that his father is a grocer.

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