verb (used without object), nod·ded, nod·ding.
verb (used with object), nod·ded, nod·ding.
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Idioms for 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
Example sentences from the Web for nodded
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.
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
Then he laughed and made a “who knows” face as he nodded toward one of the men discussing how to bring Marxism to power in Iraq.An Iraqi Group Helping Women and Gays Is Receiving Death Threats|Jacob Siegel|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Byrd nodded and made a few strokes with his pencil on the paper before him.Hand and Ring|Anna Katharine Green
Mr. Langer nodded more decisively than before and plucked a second blade of grass.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
The young man followed the direction of his eyes and nodded.The Brimming Cup|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
She looked at Richard to see if he remembered the secret that they shared, and he nodded and smiled.Rebecca's Promise|Frances R. Sterrett
He looked at Pease, who nodded; Fenno did the same, but no one spoke.The Barrier|Allen French
British Dictionary definitions for nodded
verb nods, nodding or nodded
- agreed, as in a committee meeting, without any formal procedure
- (formerly) on credit
Derived forms of nodnodding, adjective, noun
Word Origin for nod
Idioms and Phrases with nodded
In addition to the idiom beginning with nod
- nodding acquaintance
- nod off
- get the nod