Definition of Hail-fellow

1. Adjective. Heartily friendly and congenial.

Exact synonyms: Comradely, Hail-fellow-well-met
Similar to: Friendly
Derivative terms: Comrade, Comradeliness



Definition of Hail-fellow

1. Noun. An intimate companion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hail-fellow

haiduck
haiducks
haiduk
haiduks
haigerachite
haik
haika
haikai
haikal
haikals
haiks
haiku
haikulike
haikus
hail
hail-fellow (current term)
hail-fellow-well-met
hail and ride
hail fellow well met
hail from
hail storm
hail storms
hailed
hailer
hailers
hailest
hailier
hailiest
hailing
haillike

Literary usage of Hail-fellow

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"To be hail-fellow with any one, to be on such a footing as to greet him with hail-fellow at meeting. Still used occasionally, though not in serious writing. ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"To be hail-fellow with any one, to be on such a footing ... to greet him with hail-fellow at meeting. Still used occasionally, though not in serious writing ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"So the fuller expression, "hail, fellow ¡well met! ... The master and servant are at hail-fellow. J. Goodman, Winter Evening's Conferences. ..."

4. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"hail-fellow, ». An expression of intimacy. To be hail fellow well met with every one, to mix in all sorts of society. Now man that erst kaile-fellow was ..."

5. Reporting Reminiscences by William Carnie (1902)
"... the hail-fellow- well-met sailor-knight of the domain. He was Chairman of the Railway Directors as well as proprietor of the field of operations, ..."

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