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hail-fellow-well-met


  • s  heartily friendly and congenial

  • Returning arms inspectors can expect the hail-fellow-well-met treatment from Baghdad -- at least for now.
  • He is no hail-fellow-well-met with Studebaker's dealers, and knows very few of them.
  • A big, broad-shouldered, hail-fellow-well-met with a razor-sharp mind, Tex Colbert went to Detroit in 1933 from Manhattan's Rathbone, Perry, Kelley Drye, Chrysler attorneys, and .
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  • 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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