a nodding acquaintance

noun

: a small amount of knowledge about someone or something
We only have a nodding acquaintance with each other.
I only have a nodding acquaintance with Greek history.

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“A nodding acquaintance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20nodding%20acquaintance. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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