Idioms about nod
- British Slang. on credit.
- Slang. drowsy following a dose of a narcotic drug.
Origin of nod
OTHER WORDS FROM nodnod·der, nounnod·ding·ly, adverbun·nod·ding, adjective
Words nearby nod
Other definitions for nod (2 of 2)
Origin of Nod
How to use nod in a sentence
“Rowing is good for the stomach also,” Dubey says with a nod and a pat of his belly.
With a nod to the Maverick, the university mascot, students were grouped into small pods called “mavilies.”How 5 universities tried to handle COVID-19 on campus|Betsy Ladyzhets|February 23, 2021|Science News
Beal was named an all-star starter for the first time in his career Thursday, becoming the first Wizards player to earn a starting nod since John Wall in 2015.Wizards guard Bradley Beal earns first NBA All-Star Game starting nod|Ava Wallace|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
The name is a nod to Laughlin’s uniform number during his playing days with the Capitals from 1982 to 1988.Craig Laughlin will soon have a hat trick of beer collaborations, all for a good cause|Scott Allen|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
The other big thing is that there are all of these nods to things that feel like pandemic life — reaching out for someone’s touch, and “sin city is cold and empty.”How one hit song won The Weeknd a Super Bowl halftime show|Aja Romano|February 5, 2021|Vox
I lie and nod my head yes while wiping the tears on my gray fleece sleeve.
I would nod, and we'd tell the St. Regis 'One more night, please.'
I nod, and he rolls his eyes in the direction of the bathroom.
She set a career nominations record with her 21st nod—all in the TV fields—for Best Actress in a Comedy for Nurse Jackie.Jennifer Aniston, Oscar Nominee? 5 Takeaways from the 2015 SAG Award Nominations|Kevin Fallon|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“In the past, my goal was to have you scratch your head and then maybe nod it,” she says.
The nod of assent was given, and the permission put in force with hearty good will.
By the time this story was finished, the company gathered around the fire began to nod their heads.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
She gave him a cavalier little nod, touched her horse with the whip, and a moment later was lost in a cloud of dust.
Gwynne accepted this act of sacrifice with a matter-of-fact nod, and it was but a moment later that they came upon another flock.
He eyed Bumble askance as he entered, but scarcely deigned to nod his head in acknowledgment of his salutation.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for nod
- agreed, as in a committee meeting, without any formal procedure
- (formerly) on credit
Derived forms of nodnodding, adjective, noun
Word Origin for nod
Other Idioms and Phrases with nod
In addition to the idiom beginning with nod
- nodding acquaintance
- nod off
- get the nod