- holiday greetings
Examples of greeting in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of greeting from the Web
Just imagine trying to moderate every puppy photo or birthday greeting, said Siva Vaidhyanathan, director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia.
Finn, Kell's yellow Lab, ran between us and exchanged morning greetings.
Rude greeting: Tillman stepped into Sunday’s start to replace Bundy and did not get a moment to get comfortable on the mound.
Muniz said most of the building's tenants talk to one another, but Ostrem never returned her greetings and swore at people for leaving laundry in communal machines.
The morning greeting was: Good afternoon gentlemen…and Miss Parks.
One of the British royals’ biggest jobs is going on official engagements — and that means greeting, and charming, thousands of people each year.
Similar boo-greetings took place a week earlier in New England and Arizona, where the Dallas Cowboys took a collective knee before the anthem.
Tur writes, recalling her panic that the unwanted greeting might have made it on camera.
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First Known Use of greeting
before 12th century
GREETING Defined for English Language Learners
: 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
GREETING Defined for Kids
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