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
In a nod to the pandemic, Apple has had to limit the number of customers in its stores and make moves like shifting its popular “Today at Apple” series of in-store tutorials online.
The first offering, which has already been put on film, is a nod to Signature’s most entrenched tradition, an embrace of the work of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim.Arlington’s Signature Theatre will put its best musical foot forward online in 2021|Peter Marks|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
It reminded us to appreciate small yet positive interactions with strangers—a wave, a nod, or a smile as we jogged by.
This one was a nod to the company’s Service cloud, which encompasses both customer service and field service.As Slack acquisition rumors swirl, a look at Salesforce’s six biggest deals|Ron Miller|November 30, 2020|TechCrunch
While some other smartwatches offer some kind of nod to fitness tech, their offerings are likely OK for the casual fitness enthusiast but won’t satisfy the hardcore.
When he says something, nod; this nodding will induce him to agree with you.
Over by the bed his wife and sister are nodding their heads.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Keeping the same not-smile smile on your face, nodding quickly and answering with one word.
Nodding his head as he watches the scene unfold, he flashes a thumbs-up.
Those are “words to live by since then,” Christie recounted to the nodding audience.The Elephant in the Room: Chris Christie’s CPAC Dig|John Avlon|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Let up on the cuss-words, Sam; there are ladies present,” said he, nodding 142 toward Lee.Cavanagh: Forest Ranger|Hamlin Garland
Chynoweth hesitated for a moment, and then softly withdrew, nodding his head.The Vicar's People|George Manville Fenn
He listened to what she said, occasionally smiling, and nodding his head.The Blue Lights|Arnold Fredericks
And then, tired and nodding, at last, we shall leave the upland and enter the twilight where all roads end.Chimney-Pot Papers|Charles S. Brooks
"May be some big shooting," replied Washington, nodding his head, wisely.A Voyage with Captain Dynamite|Charles Edward Rich
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