Hail - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- many objects thrown forcefully through the air
- enthusiastic greeting
- be a native of (syn: come)
- call for
- greet enthusiastically or joyfully (syn: herald)
- precipitate as small ice particles
The victim was hit by a hail of bullets.
The police were met with a hail of stones and petrol bombs.
Walter hail'd a score of names upon her.
Jim saw him and hailed him.
Faulkner has been hailed as the greatest American novelist of his generation.
The band hail from Glasgow.
This is a film which seems to hail from the hippie era.
I could hear hails coming and going between the old buccaneer and his comrades.
heavy showers of rain and hail
Lang's first film was immediately hailed as a masterpiece.
The new service has been hailed a success.
A young man is being hailed a hero tonight after rescuing two children.
She leaned out of the window and hailed a passerby.
The hotel doorman will hail a cab for you.
Where do you hail from?
present participle: hailing
past tense: hailed
past participle: hailed