Definition of greeting
- holiday greetings
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
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before 12th century
: 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
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