An example of a greeting is the phrase, "Hello! How are you"?
It's polite to begin a letter with a greeting, but this practice is less common in email.
After greeting the group with a hearty wave, he proudly handed a surprised Cynthia Dean a wad of bills.
My sleepy greeting was met by a shout.
Damian accepted his hand in greeting, looking around.
The ceremony is a kind of greeting by which they wish each other "a happy new year."
He pulled the truck onto the highway, smiling in anticipation of her passionate greeting when he walked into the house.