howdy

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interjection how·dy \ˈhau̇-dē\

Definition of howdy

  1. —used to express greeting

howdy

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Origin and Etymology of howdy

alteration of how do ye


First Known Use: 1712


HOWDY Defined for English Language Learners

howdy

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interjection how·dy \ˈhau̇-dē\

Definition of howdy for English Language Learners

  • —used as an informal greeting


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