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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
  1. Used as a greeting
    - aloha [US], g'day [Austral], greetings, hi, hello, hiya, hallo, hey, howzit [S.Africa], gidday [NZ], yo, wotcha [Brit], wotcher [Brit]

Derived forms: howdies

Type of: greeting, salutation

Encyclopedia: Howdy