Simple Definition of greeting
: something that is said or done to show people that you are happy to meet or see them
: a message that expresses good wishes to someone
Full Definition of greeting
1 : a salutation at meeting
2 : an expression of good wishes : regards —usually used in plural <holiday greetings>
Examples of greeting
He addressed the members of the delegation with a formal greeting.
<the volunteer directed the conference participants towards the coffee after offering them a cheerful greeting>
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of greeting
before 12th century
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