Howdy definition

houdē
Used to express a greeting.
interjection
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(informal, dial.) Hello.
interjection
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An informal greeting.

Howdy folks, and welcome to our ninth annual chili cookoff!

interjection
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(Scotland) A wife, a midwife.
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Noun

Singular:
howdy
Plural:
howdies

Origin of howdy

  • From how do ye how do you do

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortened form of "how d'ye do" (i.e. how do you do) or less commonly "How do you fare?"

    From Wiktionary