HI

hello, hullo, hi, howdy, how-do-you-do

(noun) an expression of greeting; “every morning they exchanged polite hellos”

Hawaii, Hawai'i, Aloha State, HI, Haw.

(noun) a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

American English (first recorded reference is to speech of a Kansas Indian), originally to attract attention, probably a variant of Middle English hy, hey (circa 1475) also an exclamation to call attention.

Interjection

hi

A friendly, informal, casual greeting said when meeting someone.

An exclamation to call attention.

(dated) Expressing wonder or derision.

Synonyms

• (friendly informal greeting): hello, greetings

Noun

hi (plural his)

The word "hi" used as a greeting.

Synonyms

• greeting, hello

Etymology 2

Adjective

hi

Informal spelling of high, often hyphenated.

Anagrams

• IH

Proper noun

HI

Abbreviation of Hawaii.

Noun

HI (uncountable)

Initialism of hyperspectral imaging.

Anagrams

• IH

Etymology

Proper noun

Hi

A male given name, a short form of Hiram

Anagrams

• IH

Source: Wiktionary



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