(also how-de-do or how-d'ye-do)
noun[in singular] informal
An awkward, messy, or annoying situation: a fine how-do-you-do that would be!
More example sentences
- Well, that's a fine "how do you do."
- Isn't that a fine how do you do.
More definitions of how-do-you-doDefinition of how-do-you-do in:
- The British & World English dictionary