Pronunciation Interjection
  1. A friendly, informal, casual greeting said when meeting someone.
    Hi, how are you?
    I just dropped by to say “hi”.
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      Anna: Pete, hi! Hi, we are here! — Pete: Hi, Anna! Hi, Marsha! — Anna: Hi! — Pete: How are you two? — Marsha: I am great!
  2. An exclamation to call attention.
  3. (dated) Expressing wonder or derision.
Synonyms Translations Noun

hi (plural his)

  1. The word "hi" used as a greeting.
    I didn't even get a hi.
Synonyms Adjective
  1. Informal spelling of high#English|high, often hyphenated.
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Proper noun
  1. Abbreviation of Hawaii#English|Hawaii.

hi (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of hyperspectral imaging
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  • HIT hyperspectral imaging technique

Pronunciation Proper noun
  1. A male given name, a short form of Hiram

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