Definition of greeting
1 : a salutation at meeting
2 : an expression of good wishes : regards —usually used in plural 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
However, any form of greeting is not just about the two parties involved.
Inside the trunk of his vehicle, agents found 104 greeting cards, 34 Netflix DVD mailings and three gift cards, prosecutors said.
Marco Rubio went on a tweetstorm Tuesday afternoon after his greeting with Ivanka Trump on Capitol Hill earlier that day went viral.
Greetings from the Manuel Artime theater, where president Donald Trump just laid out his new policy on Cuba.
But on Wednesday night, there was red wine on the table to finish and fellow diners’ greetings to accept.
The capsule includes the works of Douglas, Cuban anthropologist Lydia Cabrera, news articles and greetings from first ladies Barbara Bush and Hillary Clinton.
Watch the above video to find some of the answers behind the Cavs greetings.
The Cucinas in Del Mar, Kensington and Newport Beach have the largest displays of merchandise, from candles, the top seller, to serving bowls and platters, vintage artifacts, herb-growing kits and greeting cards.
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First Known Use of greeting
before 12th century
GREETING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of greeting 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
Definition of greeting for Students
1 : an expression of pleasure on meeting or seeing someone
2 : an expression of good wishes
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