greeting


greeting

noun

Definition of GREETING

1
an expression of goodwill upon meeting <the volunteer directed the conference participants towards the coffee after offering them a cheerful greeting>
Antonyms adieu, bon voyage, congé (also congee), farewell, Godspeed, good-bye (or good-by)
2
greetings pl  best wishes <when you see him, give him my sincerest greetings>
Related Words approval, benediction, blessing, endorsement (also indorsement); acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), citation, commendation; adulation, flattery, praise; well-wishing
Near Antonyms dig, gibe (or jibe), insult, put-down, taunt

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