hail-fellow-well-met

adjective
hail-fel·​low-well-met | \ ˈhāl-ˌfe-lō-ˌwel-ˈmet How to pronounce hail-fellow-well-met (audio) , -lə-ˌwel- \

Definition of hail-fellow-well-met

: heartily friendly and informal : comradely

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hail-fellow-well-met noun

First Known Use of hail-fellow-well-met

1581, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hail-fellow-well-met

from the archaic salutation "Hail, fellow! Well met!"

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The first known use of hail-fellow-well-met was in 1581

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“Hail-fellow-well-met.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hail-fellow-well-met. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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