Hailey and Hailey disease Hai·ley and Hai·ley disease (hā’lē)
See familial benign chronic pemphigus.
[noun heyl-fel-oh; adjective heyl-fel-oh] /noun ˈheɪlˈfɛl oʊ; adjective ˈheɪlˌfɛl oʊ/ noun 1. Also, hail fellow, hail-fellow well met. a spiritedly sociable person; jolly companion. adjective 2. sociable; heartily genial: His hail-fellow manner helped him to advance in the sales force.
[heyl] /heɪl/ verb (used with object) 1. to cheer, salute, or greet; welcome. 2. to acclaim; approve enthusiastically: The crowds hailed the conquerors. They hailed the recent advances in medicine. 3. to call out to in order to stop, attract attention, ask aid, etc.: to hail a cab. verb (used without object) 4. to call […]
adjective 1. 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.