Definition of how do you do? in English:

how do you do?

  • A formal greeting.
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    • ‘There hasn't even been a preliminary ‘Hey, how do you do?’
    • In Eliza's first venture into polite company, she comes off as an automaton relegated to a handful of standard phrases and topics: the weather, people's health and ‘how do you do?’
    • He used to kick off his act with ‘Hello, playmates, how do you do?’
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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody