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A British slang term formed by the contraction of "What are you up to?"
"Wot'cher up ta?" devolved into this now-common greeting. See also wotcha.
"Wotcher, Harry! Good to see ya, mate!"
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The cool way of saying "What are you up to?" in a formal greeting, because the British have the best slang. Alternate form is "wotcha".
"Wotcher?" Alice Morgan said, as she rescued Luther from Stark.
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Slang for "What's up" and "What are you up to"
Though many only reference this terms use in Harry Potter, The 2006 Sean Ellis film, Cashback, also has the younger protagonist and his girlfriend greet each other with this colloquial term.

Ben: Wotcher
Tanya: Wotcher

The term is pronounced "watch-uh"
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An updated, shortened version of an older English greeting. The 17th century "What cheer?" became "Wotcher?" with assorted spelling (bein' 'as 'ow it's spoken English)
Wotcher mate, fancy a pint?
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A shortened form of "what cheer!"

A greeting between friends, used mainly in London. Also spelled "wotcha."
"Wotcher, Harry!"

-Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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