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Meaning of GREETING

Pronunciation:  'greeting

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

GREETING is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: salutation
 See Also: acknowledgement, acknowledgment, afternoon, calling card, card, compliments, good afternoon, good morning, hail, hello, hi, how-do-you-do, howdy, hullo, kiss of peace, military greeting, morning, pax, reception, regard, response, salute, visiting card, welcome, well-wishing, wish



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Greet"ing\, n.
Expression of kindness or joy; salutation at meeting; a
compliment from one absent.

      Write to him . . . gentle adieus and greetings. --Shak.

Syn: Salutation; salute; compliment.

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