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
Definition for nod (2 of 2)
Origin of Nod
Example sentences from the Web for nod
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.
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 nod
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 nod
In addition to the idiom beginning with nod
- nodding acquaintance
- nod off
- get the nod