Definition of hail

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • hail is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • hail is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • hail is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of hail


  • praise vociferously (verb)

    Examples

    1. The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein

    Synonyms

    1. acclaim
    2. herald
  • be a native of (verb)

    Examples

    1. She hails from Kalamazoo

    Synonyms

    1. come
  • greet enthusiastically or joyfully (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. herald
  • call for (verb)

    Examples

    1. hail a cab
  • enthusiastic greeting (noun)
  • many objects thrown forcefully through the air (noun)

    Examples

    1. a hail of pebbles
    2. a hail of bullets
  • precipitate as small ice particles (verb)

    Examples

    1. It hailed for an hour
  • precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents (noun)

See definition of hail in Merriam Webster

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