hail-fellow well met

hail-fellow

[n. heyl-fel-oh; adj. heyl-fel-oh]
noun
1.
Also, hail fellow, hail-fellow well met. a spiritedly sociable person; jolly companion.
adjective
2.
sociable; heartily genial: His hail-fellow manner helped him to advance in the sales force.

Origin:
1570–80

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hail-fellow

adjective
heartily friendly and congenial [syn: comradely
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