a nodding acquaintance

Definition of a nodding acquaintance

  1. :  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.>

Word by Word Definitions

noddingplay
  1. :  bending downward or forward :  drooping

    :  slight, superficial

acquaintanceplay
  1. :  the state of being acquainted

    :  personal knowledge :  familiarity

    :  the persons with whom one is acquainted


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