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tr.v. greet·ed, greet·ing, greets
1. To salute or welcome in a friendly and respectful way with speech or writing, as upon meeting or in starting a letter.
2. To receive with a specified reaction: greet a joke with laughter.
3. To be perceived by: A din greeted our ears.

[Middle English greten, from Old English grētan.]

greet′er n.
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a person who greets people at the entrance of a shop, restaurant, casino, etc
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Noun1.greeter - a person who greetsgreeter - a person who greets; "the newcomers were met by smiling greeters"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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