|Origin:||Old English hagalian, from hagal; HAIL1|
to describe someone or something as being very good
hail somebody/something as something
Lang's first film was immediately hailed as a masterpiece.
to call to someone in order to greet them or try to attract their attention:
She leaned out of the window and hailed a passerby.
hail a cab/taxi
The hotel doorman will hail a cab for you.
if it hails, small balls of ice fall like rain:
It's windy and hailing outside.
hail from somethingphrasal verb
And where do you hail from?