hail-fellow-well-met(redirected from hail-fellow-well-metly)
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hail-fel·low(hāl′fĕl′ō) also hail-fel·low-well-met (-wĕl′mĕt′)
Heartily friendly and congenial.
[From the obsolete greeting hail, fellow!]
genial and familiar, esp in an offensive or ingratiating way: a hail-fellow-well-met slap on the back.
Used to describe a person or attitude that is overly, often falsely, friendly.