[hou-dee] /ˈhaʊ di/ Informal.
noun, plural howdies, interjection
hello; how do you do (used as an expression of greeting).
[hou-dee] /ˈhaʊ di/
noun, plural howdies. Scot. and North England Slang.
(mainly US) an informal word for hello
1837, earlier how de (1828), first recorded in Southern U.S. dialect, contraction of how do you do (1630s), phrase inquiring after someone’s health; earlier how do ye (1560s).
An exclamation upon greeting: Howdy, pardner, what’s up?
[1843+; fr how do you do]
- Howdy doody
Related Terms does howdy doody have wooden balls
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[hou-uh l] /ˈhaʊ əl/ noun 1. a channel cut along the inside edge of a barrel stave to receive the barrelhead.
- Howel dda
/ˈhaʊəl ˈdɑː/ noun 1. See Hywel Dda