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hail-fellow-well-met

adjective 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.
Translations of “hail-fellow-well-met”
in Chinese (Traditional) (人或行爲)十分友善的,過分親熱的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人或行为)十分友好的,过分亲热的…
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