The first name of Mr Dooty, a former TV personality and marionette in the 1950's who was driven into obscurity, alcohol abuse and an early death after being arrested by the House UnAmerican Activities Committee(HUAC) for being a suspected fellow traveler with the Communist Party.
Senator Joe McCarthy relentlessly interrogated Howdy Dooty about the Communist Party pulling strings and making him dance like a puppet.
by harry flashman August 04, 2003
a greeting used primarily in the southern part of the U.S. Short for "How do you do?"
The man said,"Howdy" to the lady.
by MacTheHero April 09, 2003
A greeting. A friendly, country way of saying Hello.
"Howdy," said the farmer as she greeted her neighbor.
by Athene Airheart March 30, 2004
1. A greeting you hear a whole lot in Texas!
2. If you don't get a howdy in Texas you must be deaf!
3. Hello in Texas is Howdy!
Howdy from the people of Texas!
by Texan March 02, 2003
The official greeting of Texas A&M University.
"Howdy Damn it!" - popular bumber sticker
by Craig Pickett February 21, 2005
A greeting among the south/south-western states, mostly known as a Texan saying. Meaning: Hello, how's your day?
Howdy neighbor?

Howdy Santi?
by munecaratonsita October 28, 2012
a non-formal greeting
howdy, what up in the butt?
by Dr. Buttram March 31, 2009
n., An unattractive man dating or coupled with an attractive woman.
Derived from: "How'd he get a chick like that?"
Origin: Andy
The chess club captain is a total howdy. I can't believe he's dating a cheerleader.
by Bill April 28, 2005

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