I nodded and explained, also with a sigh, that I understood, that we were at the mercy of the markets, and alas—alas!
They included Lupoi, who looked sheepishly glum as he nodded to a woman who is apparently his wife amongst the spectators.
Leon nodded to an old Japanese pickup wedged between two cars across the lot.
The crowd, a demographic collage to match the one that got him reelected, smiled and nodded their nonverbal interjections.
Maybe Paula and Rielle nodded to each other as they waited in line at the popular Starbucks in the 1400 block of East Boulevard.
She looked at me awful wishful when she said that, an' I nodded my head ag'in.
Jane gave Pen a kitchen apron and tied one on herself while she nodded.
Wyndham nodded, and Paul understood too well what "gone" meant.
Jim nodded and steadied her against the great warm rush of the wind.
Well rid of him, my dear, well rid of him, he nodded from the door.
"to quickly bow the head," late 14c., of unknown origin, probably an Old English word, but not recorded; perhaps related to Old High German hnoton "to shake," from Proto-Germanic *khnudojanan. Meaning "to drift in and out of consciousness while on drugs" is attested from 1968. Related: Nodded; nodding. A nodding acquaintance (1711) is one you know just well enough to greet with a nod.
mid-15c., from nod (v.). Land of Nod "sleep" is a pun on the biblical place name (Gen. iv:16).
To be intoxicated with narcotics to a very drowsy or stuporous state: with slews of rich kids nodding in the Scarsdale woods
[1960s+ Narcotics; the underlying sense, ''let the head fall forward when drowsy,'' is found by 1562]