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Noun: howdy  haw-dee
  1. An expression of greeting
    "every morning they exchanged polite howdies";
    - hello, hullo, hi, how-do-you-do, hallo
Interjection: howdy  haw-dee
Usage: informal
  1. Used as a greeting
    - aloha [US, informal], g'day [Austral, informal], greetings, hi [informal], hello, hiya [informal], hallo, hullo, hey [informal], howzit [S.Africa, informal], gidday [NZ, informal], yo [informal], wotcha [Brit, informal], wotcher [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: howdies

Type of: greeting, salutation

Encyclopedia: Howdy