Main definitions of feller in US English:

: feller1feller2

feller1

noun

informal
  • nonstandard spelling of fellow, used in representing speech in various dialects
    • ‘Our neighbours said they often came along for a ‘girlie evening’, and said their fellers did the bloke's equivalent on a different night.’
    • ‘Aboriginal youth worker Eddie Taylor agrees: ‘What I would suggest he do is find out who these young fellers' parents are, or their uncle or aunty, and have a talk to them.‘’
    • ‘But, you know, they were old fellers, they'd been through the war.’
    • ‘There are plenty of powerful fellers in his very own house who would be glad to grant him such grim reward.’
    • ‘I met her new feller - a very charming young man who gallantly purchased my turkey when I discovered I'd forgotten to stop by the cash machine on the way into the city.’
    • ‘The feller whose verdict counts most in your life is the guy staring back from the glass.’
    • ‘This guy sure wasn't very nice to that Jack feller.’

Pronunciation

feller

/ˈfelər//ˈfɛlər/

Main definitions of feller in US English:

: feller1feller2

feller2

noun

  • A person who cuts down trees.

    • ‘Whether I see them or not, I like to think they're out there, those beings of myth and legend, keeping to their own world because we fellers of trees and drivers of cars are just, well, too big and too loud.’
    • ‘Of course the place we visited was a deer park, so I wasn't surprised to see any of these fellers either.’
    • ‘When I took the job I had been working as a tree feller and I thought I'd just be doing lifeguard duties.’
    • ‘Tree fellers, as recent migrants to the area, were often unfamiliar with the river merchants and thus had to seek assistance in order to tap into the timber market system.’
    • ‘As a result, the demand exceeded the supply and linhu tree fellers stripped the mountains of trees for the market faster than the limited cultivation could replace them.’

Pronunciation

feller

/ˈfelər//ˈfɛlər/