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"hail-fellow-well-met" in British English

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hail-fellow-well-metadjective

uk   /ˌheɪl.fel.əʊ.welˈmet/  us   /-oʊ-/ UK old-fashioned
If a man or his ​actions are ​described as hail-fellow-well-met, they are very ​friendly and ​enthusiastic, sometimes in a way that is not ​sincere: He was ​greeted with the ​usual hail-fellow-well-met ​slap on the back and ​handshake.
(Definition of hail-fellow-well-met from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hail-fellow-well-met”
in Chinese (Simplified) (人或行为)十分友好的,过分亲热的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人或行爲)十分友善的,過分親熱的…
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