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Definitions of "Greetings"

1. Greetings (Interjection)


An opening used to express a greeting or to answer a telephone, normally by Rastafarians

Example Sentences

(patois) Greetings, how can mi help yu?
(english) Hello, how can I help you?

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

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