Definition of howdy
- a country greeting meaning hello.
Howdy folks! How are you today?
- Often used in Texas and parts of the South as a greeting originated from "How do you do?" shortened to "how do you?" and said rapidly with the words running together with a Southern accent or a twang resulting in "Howdy?" It is often followed by "How are you?" or some other pleasantry which is often redundant.
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