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
Other definitions for nod (2 of 2)
Origin of Nod
How to use nod in a sentence
Each November, teams give a nod of confidence to a player or two — or in this case, three — by protecting them from the Rule 5 draft.Nationals protect Steven Fuentes, Yasel Antuna and Joan Adon from Rule 5 draft|Jesse Dougherty|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Japan’s chief cabinet secretary, Katsunobu Kato, said Friday there’s no need for the nation, which gave its nod in May, to review remdesivir’s approval at this time.WHO advises against using Gilead’s remdesivir to treat hospitalized COVID patients|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 20, 2020|Fortune
The styling has quite a few subtle nods to its motorcycle roots.Harley’s first electric bicycle stands out with its retro style|Stan Horaczek|November 2, 2020|Popular-Science
David made a nod to Fortune’s Fastest Growing Companies list yesterday, but I want to return to it today, because I think it illustrates a couple of important points about today’s economy.What Fortune’s Fastest Growing Companies list says about the economy|Alan Murray|October 30, 2020|Fortune
At this speed I could see the mutual nods that preceded a chase.Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog (Ep. 436)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 22, 2020|Freakonomics
Hitchcock nodded and replied, “Call it Prosciutto and change the locale to Italy.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Through it all, Chris Hughes nodded approvingly, an unnerving grin on his face.Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I nodded, puffed my chest out, but then looked at the ground.
Some heads nodded in recognition of this, others look startled.
I tried to stop and ask him what it was, but he just nodded and kept going down the hallway.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The girl smiled, and drew out a large key, and nodded, still smiling as she replaced it.
Uncle David nodded, and waved his hand, as on entering the door he gave them a farewell smile over his shoulder.
The woman he had felt so proudly would put Tony in his place—nodded consent!The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
They nodded at each other when they met, and the gray man showed him a little ship with rigging that took up and down.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
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