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Interjection: hello  he'low
  1. Used as a greeting
    - aloha [US, informal], g'day [Austral, informal], greetings, hi [informal], hiya [informal], hallo, hullo, hey [informal], howdy [informal], howzit [S.Africa, informal], gidday [NZ, informal], yo [informal], wotcha [Brit, informal], wotcher [Brit, informal]
  2. A call for response if it is not clear whether anyone is present or listening
    - hullo, hallo
  3. Used sarcastically to imply that something is foolish or unrealistic
    - hullo, hallo
Noun: hello  he'low
  1. An expression of greeting
    "every morning they exchanged polite hellos";
    - hullo, hi, howdy, how-do-you-do, hallo
Verb: hello  he'low
  1. Shout or greet with hello

Derived forms: helloed, helloing, hellos, helloes

Type of: greeting, salutation

Encyclopedia: Hello, My Dear Wrong Number