hail-fellow

[ noun heyl-fel-oh; adjective heyl-fel-oh ]
/ noun ˈheɪlˈfɛl oʊ; adjective ˈheɪlˌfɛl oʊ /

noun

Also hail fellow, hail-fellow well met. a spiritedly sociable person; jolly companion.

adjective

sociable; heartily genial: His hail-fellow manner helped him to advance in the sales force.

Origin of hail-fellow

First recorded in 1570–80
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