Other ways to say nice to meet you

7 Other Ways to Say Nice to Meet You

Hey everyone! Today we’re going to learn some fun new ways to greet someone you’ve just met. You already know how to say “nice to meet you,” but what if you want to sound a little different?

Let’s explore some cool options!

Glad to meet you

This means you’re happy to have met this new person.

Lovely to meet you

This is a friendly way to say it’s nice to meet someone, especially if you’re in a casual setting.

It’s a pleasure to meet you

This shows the other person you think it’s great to meet them. You might use this in a more professional situation.

Pleased to meet you

This is a polite way to say hello, similar to “nice to meet you.”

Happy to meet you

This is a simple and cheerful way to say “Nice to meet you.”


I’ve heard great things about you

(If someone introduced you, you can use this to show you’re excited to meet them.)
Remember: No matter what you say, a smile is always a great way to greet someone new!

How do you do?

This is a very formal way to greet someone. It is often used in professional settings. The expected response is “How do you do?”


Let’s practice using these different phrases. Imagine you are meeting someone for the first time in different situations:

At a business meeting:

“Pleased to meet you, Mr. Smith.”

At a friend’s party:

“Glad to meet you! I’ve heard a lot about you.”

Meeting a new neighbor:

“It’s a pleasure to meet you. Welcome to the neighborhood.”

Introducing yourself at a club or group:

“Happy to meet you all. I’m excited to be here.”

At a casual get-together:

“Great to meet you! I’m Alex.”

In a formal event:

“How do you do? My name is John.”

Quick Recap
Want to say hello in a different way? Here are some cool words to use instead of “nice to meet you.”

  • Pleased to meet you
  • Glad to meet you
  • It’s a pleasure to meet you
  • Happy to meet you
  • Great to meet you
  • How do you do?
  • I’ve heard great things about you

Remember, the more you practice, the more natural these phrases will feel. Happy meeting!
Now it’s your turn!

Now you know several different ways to say “Nice to meet you.” Try using these phrases the next time you meet someone new. It will make your conversations more varied and help you come across as friendly and polite.

Try practicing these greetings with a friend or family member.

Other ways to say nice to meet you

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