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Ways of saying hello - synonyms or related words

hello

interjection

used as a greeting when you meet someone or begin to talk to someone on the telephone

good morning

interjection

formal

used for saying hello or goodbye to someone in the morning

good afternoon

interjection

formal

used for saying hello or goodbye to someone in the afternoon

good evening

interjection

formal

used for saying hello to someone in the evening

hi

interjection

informal

hello

good day

interjection

Australian

spoken

used for saying hello to someone in the morning or afternoon. Good day is often written ‘g’day’ to show how it sounds in informal conversation.

pleased to meet you

used as a polite way of greeting someone when you meet them for the first time

how are things?

used as a general greeting when you meet someone

all right

interjection

British

used for saying hello to someone

hiya

interjection

informal

used for sayinghello’ to someone you know well

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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