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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

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaʊdi/
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  • Rhymes: -aʊdi

InterjectionEdit

howdy

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

TranslationsEdit

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"