Idioms about hail
Origin of hail1
OTHER WORDS FROM hailhailer, noun
Words nearby hail
Other definitions for hail (2 of 2)
Origin of hail2
How to use hail in a sentence
A man struck in a hail of eight bullets Sunday afternoon had collapsed in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven in Southwest Washington.After D.C. firefighter shot and wounded on the job, department expresses frustration at violence in city|Peter Hermann|November 24, 2020|Washington Post
That day at the park, we packed our bags while dodging peanut-size hail in a parking lot near String Lake.
Each storm can bring a suite of problems, from hail to high winds, but it’s lightning that is your number one concern.
Severe thunderstorms can bring lightning and large hail on some occasions.
It’s everything from getting a cab hail to wondering what’s going to happen when you get pulled over.Full Transcript: Sean Spicer on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 26, 2020|Ozy
Why call a taxi when you can hail a Lyft to pick up visiting family and friends?
Elsewhere on the Internet, and often, Turkers butt heads over which tools work best, or what nation they hail from.Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild|Kevin Zawacki|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They unleashed a hail of bullets to rival the final scene in ‘Bonnie and Clyde.’The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Victoria and Zoe Yin, who hail from Boston, were both deemed child prodigies at young ages.
As an election tactic, it was a Hail-Mary move: a half-hour address by an aging actor of no political standing or constituency.
But hail shall be in the descent of the forest, and the city shall be made very low.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Then he broke off, and when he next gave hint of his whereabouts, it was to hail us from the nearest point on the canyon rim.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Thickets were swept as with a great jagged scythe by the leaden hail which swept through them.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
He is the true soldier who knows how to die and stand his ground in the midst of a hail of bullets.Third class in Indian railways|Mahatma Gandhi
Slipping the cable once more, the lifeboat gallantly dashed into the thickest of the fight, and soon got within hail of the wreck.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for hail (1 of 2)
Word Origin for hail
British Dictionary definitions for hail (2 of 2)
Derived forms of hailhailer, noun
Word Origin for hail
Scientific definitions for hail
Cultural definitions for hail
Pellets of ice that form when updrafts in thunderstorms carry raindrops to high altitudes, where the water freezes and then falls back to Earth. Hailstones as large as baseballs have been recorded. Hail can damage crops and property.
Other Idioms and Phrases with hail
In addition to the idiom beginning with hail
- hail from
- within call (hail)