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  • s  heartily friendly and congenial

  • He rarely attended the hail-fellow parties other automen love, even more rarely invited the brass to his homea modest, $50,000 English Tudor house near the University of .
  • That evening Jesse Jones went to a gala party of Washington's hail-fellow Alfalfa Club, but his heart was not in the fun.
  • Instead, Debbie gives Tony a hearty, hail-fellow look and asks: "Don't you know me? Look at me, George.

  • Tim Kaine in MSNBC
    He is not a backslapper,Kaine said. "There are different models that succeed in politics. There's the hail-fellow-well-met model of backslapping. That's not his style."
  • Michael Bond in Times Online
    Nor did we expect to be tripped up by jealousy, bureaucracy, trades unions and political correctness - or that we would be naive enough to entrust our business to what Michael calls "the kind of hail-fellow-well-met character who might buttonhole...

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