genial and familiar, esp in an offensive or ingratiating way: a hail-fellow-well-met slap on the back
A term describing a person who is superficially friendly and is always trying to gain friends. Such a person may also be referred to as a “glad-hander.”
noun 1. the distance within which the human voice can be heard: They sailed within hailing distance of the island. 2. a close distance; the reach of something or someone (usually preceded by within): Success is within hailing distance.
noun 1. . 2. Also called Hail Mary pass, Hail Mary play. a long forward pass in football, especially as a last-ditch attempt at the end of a game, where completion is considered unlikely. noun 1. (RC Church) Also called Ave Maria. a prayer to the Virgin Mary, based on the salutations of the angel […]
- Hailsham of st marylebone
/ˈheɪlʃəm/ noun 1. Baron, title of Quintin (McGarel) Hogg (ˈkwɪntɪn). 1907–2001, British Conservative politician; Lord Chancellor (1970–74; 1979–87). He renounced his viscountcy in 1963 when he made an unsuccessful bid for the Conservative Party leadership; he became a life peer in 1970
[heyl-stohn] /ˈheɪlˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a pellet of hail. /ˈheɪlˌstəʊn/ noun 1. a pellet of hail n. Old English hagolstan; see hail (n.) + stone (n.).