verb (used without object), nod·ded, nod·ding.
verb (used with object), nod·ded, nod·ding.
- British Slang. on credit.
- Slang. drowsy following a dose of a narcotic drug.
Origin of nod
Examples 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
Word Origin for nod
Idioms and Phrases with nodded
In addition to the idiom beginning with nod
- nodding acquaintance
- nod off
- get the nod