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
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.
“No, they deserve it,” he said before nodding and walking off.
Somewhere, a no-longer-in-the-league Tebow is ruefully nodding.Don’t Cry for Johnny Football. The NFL’s 22nd Pick Will Do Just Fine.|Ben Teitelbaum|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
"If you please," continued Mr Bellamy, nodding to them very graciously; and they departed.
She turned her gaze away from the mirror, and saw Sarah's grey head inadvertently nodding, as it always nodded.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Brittles is right, said Mr. Giles, nodding his head, approvingly; from a woman nothing else was to be expected.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
Still they were pleased to hear him, the elders nodding their heads approvingly, and smiling at one another.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
I have heard of you before, knowingly spoke the violinist, nodding his head sadly.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
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