Verb: hail heyl
Noun: hail heyl
- Praise vociferously
"The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein";
- acclaim, herald
- Be a native of
"She hails from Kalamazoo";
- Call for
"hail a cab"
- Greet enthusiastically or joyfully
- Precipitate as small ice particles
"It hailed for an hour"
- Precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
- Many objects thrown forcefully through the air
"a hail of pebbles"; "a hail of bullets"
- Enthusiastic greeting
Sounds like: hairs, hahail
Derived forms: hails, hailing, hailed
Type of: applaud, article, be, call, come down, downfall, fall, greet, greeting, object, physical object, precipitate, precipitation, recognise [Brit], recognize, salutation, send for
Encyclopedia: Hail, Pennsylvania!