Origin of nodding acquaintance
Words nearby nodding acquaintance
How to use nodding acquaintance in a sentence
Should old acquaintance be forgot, just remember a few of the resolutions the Founding Fathers (would have) made this year.
Another acquaintance described Seevakumaran as “a creep,” who would “constantly hit on women.”
When he says something, nod; this nodding will induce him to agree with you.
He insulted a female poet of his acquaintance by remarking “that she and her family were Jews.”Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else|Allen Barra|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“No, they deserve it,” he said before nodding and walking off.
A child begins to make acquaintance with the images of things when set before a mirror.Children's Ways|James Sully
He made the acquaintance of some courtiers, who felt or affected an interest in learning and in learned men.
By its operation Gordon Wright, the most sensible man of our acquaintance, is reduced to the level of infancy!Confidence|Henry James
It was the Town Crier, with whom, as with a brother artist, he had picked acquaintance the day before.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
For Lettice—the tender woman of his first acquaintance—had obviously experienced a moment of reaction.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Other Idioms and Phrases with nodding acquaintance
Superficial knowledge of someone or something, as in I have a nodding acquaintance with the company president, or She has a nodding acquaintance with that software program. This expression alludes to knowing someone just well enough to nod or bow upon meeting him or her. “Early 1800s]