- The definition of a greeting is a word or movement to welcome someone.
An example of a greeting is the phrase, "Hello! How are you"?
A common greeting is "hello".
greeting definition by Webster's New World
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- the act or words of a person who greets; salutation; welcome
- a message of regards from someone absent
greeting definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A word or gesture of welcome or salutation.