from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Used to express a greeting.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. An informal greeting.
- n. A wife, a midwife.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A midwife.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A contraction of how do you (do)?—a colloquial greeting, now almost peculiar to the southern and western United States, the fuller form howdy do? being used elsewhere: also used as a noun for a greeting with this phrase.
- n. See howdie.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an expression of greeting
I have just finished watching S1 of Bones and boy howdy is that a Mary Sue.
Not forgetting the 8 seconds it took you to type that comment. ydwoh_niatpac and 12 seconds to read captain howdy's reply.
Hey, it's my Nana! harrycaul captain howdy as the mad hatter.
Joanna -- It must be a Southern thing but boy howdy is it good!
We still haven't heard a howdy from the viewers in France, Malta, Turkey and Russia, that show up on our stats.
He never opened his mouth atter he says "howdy" -- Jeb never does say nothin '; Jeb's one o' them fellers whut hides thar lack o 'brains by a-lookin' solemn an 'a-keepin' still, but thar don't nobody say much tell the ole folks air gone to bed, an 'Polly Ann jes' lowed Jeb was a-waitin '.
He never opened his mouth atter he says "howdy" -- Jeb never does say nothin ';
i am so glad that there is an openly gay ken. also i'm really really excited for this film. and i am with you captain howdy i love it when sequels deliver. how great was the first one!
The worst one of all, and boy howdy, that is saying something.
Tell Tom and Tim that Joe says "howdy" from Arizona!