- the act or an instance of welcoming or saluting on meeting
- (often plural) an expression of friendly salutation
- (as modifier): a greetings card
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
- an act or words of welcoming: [uncountable]lifted her hand in greeting.[countable]We didn't get a very friendly greeting.
- greetings, [plural] an expression of friendly or respectful regard:sending our greetings.