Definition of hiya in English:

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hiya

Pronunciation: /ˈhī(y)ə/

exclamation

An informal greeting.
Example sentences
  • Oh hiya, I don't think I'll be able to make it in for the week.
  • And if you already know what I'm talking about, why not drop by and say hiya to our friends at Barbelith.
  • Author's Note: Well, hiya, how are all of you doing?

Origin

1940s: alteration of how are you?.

Words that rhyme with hiya

acquire, admire, afire, applier, aspire, attire, ayah, backfire, barbwire, bemire, briar, buyer, byre, choir, conspire, crier, cryer, defier, denier, desire, dire, drier, dryer, dyer, enquire, entire, esquire, expire, fire, flyer, friar, fryer, Gaia, gyre, hellfire, hire, ire, Isaiah, jambalaya, Jeremiah, Josiah, Kintyre, latria, liar, lyre, Maia, Maya, Mayer, messiah, mire, misfire, Nehemiah, Obadiah, papaya, pariah, peripeteia, perspire, playa, Praia, prior, pyre, quire, replier, scryer, shire, shyer, sire, skyer, Sophia, spire, squire, supplier, Surabaya, suspire, tier, tire, transpire, trier, tumble-dryer, tyre, Uriah, via, wire, Zechariah, Zedekiah, Zephaniah

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