Antonyms for greeting

Grammar : Noun
Spell : gree-ting
Phonetic Transcription : ˈgri tɪŋ

Definition of greeting

Origin :
  • Old English greting "salutation," verbal noun from gretan (see greet). Related: Greetings. First record of greeting card is from 1876.
  • noun welcome; message of kindness
Example sentences :
  • I pray you, Alleyne, to give him greeting from me, and to ask him for his titles and coat-armor.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • It would be well, perchance, that you should give him greeting from me.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • So, he disregarded Gilder's greeting, and went on speaking to the son.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • They did not speak beyond their greeting, until he had gone over the record.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The good lady, oblivious to the humorous side of her greeting, flushed in anger.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • She had gone in to do some shopping, she explained, after Crane's greeting.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • "If you will ride in a hammock, you ought to teach your men to shoot," was Kingozi's greeting.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • They were greeting with great formality my fair companion of the night before!
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • He stood on the hearthrug in big, roomy boots, and uttered no word of greeting.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Greeting me, however, cheerfully and politely, she at once entered into conversation.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards

Synonyms for greeting

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