Definition of well-met in US English:

well-met

adjective

  • Attributive Designating people who meet each other cordially or as friends, especially by chance; happily or fortunately encountered, (mutually) welcomed.

exclamation

  • As two words. Used as a greeting when encountering an acquaintance by chance. Now archaic.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From well + met, past participle of meet.

Pronunciation

well-met

/ˌwɛlˈmɛt/