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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

howdy

  1. (informal) An informal greeting.
    Howdy folks, and welcome to our ninth annual chili cookoff!

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NounEdit

howdy ‎(plural howdies)

  1. (Scotland) A wife, a midwife.

VerbEdit

howdy ‎(third-person singular simple present howdies, present participle howdying, simple past and past participle howdied)

  1. To informally greet, especially by saying "howdy"