hail-fel·​low ˈhāl-ˌfe-(ˌ)lō How to pronounce hail-fellow (audio)
hail-fellow noun

Examples of hail-fellow in a Sentence

has the hail-fellow manner of an automobile salesman with something up his sleeve

Word History

First Known Use

1580, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hail-fellow was in 1580

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Cite this Entry

“Hail-fellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hail-fellow. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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