Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hail
IPA transcription: [h'eɪl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hail
    Meaning: precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: acclaim, hail, herald
    Meaning: praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"
  • Synonyms: hail, come
    Meaning: be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo"
  • Synonyms: hail
    Meaning: call for; "hail a cab"
  • Synonyms: hail, herald
    Meaning: greet enthusiastically or joyfully
Usage examples
  • Here's the hail again.
  • Britannia's issue, hail!
  • 'All hail!' said the girl.
  • I especially hail with approval
  • A hail of bolts from the bows crashed into it with no effect.
  • And she knocked boldly at the door, saying, 'All hail, O Sun!
  • Right about face, neighbors, and home we go, to the tune of Hail Columby."
  • A hail came, and Dick flattened himself against the ground and lay perfectly still.
  • "Thence to Hail Columbia--snuffers, Polly, please move that cup and saucer close up, that's Hail Columbia:
  • The silence in the room, except for the hail hitting the windows and the gay roar of the fire, was complete.