nodding his head as he watches the scene unfold, he flashes a thumbs-up.
Keeping the same not-smile smile on your face, nodding quickly and answering with one word.
Over by the bed his wife and sister are nodding their heads.
“This will be my first picture in a restaurant,” he said, nodding at the camera one of his guests had brought along.
And the young, hip audience laps it up, laughing and nodding as if to say, It's so true!
"I saw it," said Nikolay, giving her a glass of wine, and nodding his head.
Oh, Matilda, come and look how they are nodding their bonnets at each other!
Rosie paused and Danny, nodding his head, said: "For instance, a girl like Ellen."
He caught his balance and rested against the tree, nodding in satisfaction.
On a fallen trunk by the water, sat a sedate group of water-bugs chewing young tendrils and nodding approval with their beards.
"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]