an informal term of greeting
A salutation upon meeting: The staccato cry of ”Hi!,” which we judged to be the almost universal greeting
[first form 1862+, second 1940+; probably based on hi, ”hey,” exclamation used to call attention, found by 1475]
/ˌhɪzbəˈlɑː/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Hezbollah
an ancestor of the prophet Zephaniah (1:1).
(Neh. 10:17), one who sealed the covenant.
noun humorous version of ‘his honor,’ in referring to a mayor Word Origin early 20th c. Usage Note slang; also lowercase noun The mayor: Hizzoner, looking game but a tad uncertain