from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Used to express a greeting or an acknowledgment of parting during the day.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • interjection dated, US, Canada, formal A somewhat formal greeting generally used between sunrise and sunset.
  • interjection dated, US, Canada, formal A dismissal; sometimes used to express annoyance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a farewell remark


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