How-do-you-do

What is How-do-you-do?

How-do-you-do definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun, plural how-do-you-dos. Informal.

a greeting; salutation: She smiled and gave him a how-do-you-do fit for a king.
an awkward or unpleasant event or situation: It’s a fine how-do-you-do that they’ve refused to help us out.