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 Dictionary entry overview: What does howdy mean? 

HOWDY (noun)
  The noun HOWDY has 1 sense:

1. an expression of greeting

  Familiarity information: HOWDY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

HOWDY (noun)

Sense 1howdy [BACK TO TOP]


An expression of greeting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


hello; hi; howdy; hullo; how-do-you-do

Context example:

every morning they exchanged polite hellos

Hypernyms ("howdy" is a kind of...):

greeting; salutation ((usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting))

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