Meaning of greeting in English
Definitions1. (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
- « I sat with him for three hours and we did not exchange a single word. At the end he handed me, as he had done before, an envelope with money in it. It would have been much nicer if he had enclosed a greeting or a loving word. I would have been so pleased if he had. » Eva Braun
- « I don't turn to greeting cards for wisdom and advice, but they are a fine reflection of the general drift of the culture. » Susan Orlean
- « How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! » John Muir
- « There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise. » Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.