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hiya

/ˈhaɪjə; ˌhaɪˈjɑː/
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1.
an informal term of greeting
Word Origin
C20: shortened from how are you?
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  • If we go up to fight against Rezu, who will lead us in the battle, O hiya?

    She and Allan H. Rider Haggard
Slang definitions & phrases for hiya

hi

interjection

A salutation upon meeting: The staccato cry of ''Hi!,'' which we judged to be the almost universal greeting

[first form 1862+, second 1940+; probably based on hi, ''hey,'' exclamation used to call attention, found by 1475]

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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