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1[in singular] A greeting.
- 1.1informal An awkward, messy, or annoying situation.‘a fine how-do-you-do that would be!’
difficulty, issue, trouble, worry, complication, difficult situation, mess, muddle, mix-upView synonyms
- ‘Isn't that a fine how do you do.’
- ‘Well, that's a fine "how do you do."’
- 1.1informal An awkward, messy, or annoying situation.
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