nodding

adjective
nod·​ding | \ ˈnä-diŋ How to pronounce nodding (audio) \

Definition of nodding

1 : bending downward or forward : drooping nodding flowers
2 : slight, superficial a nodding acquaintance

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Examples of nodding in a Sentence

some students, with nodding heads, were helplessly falling asleep during the boring lecture

First Known Use of nodding

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of nodding was in the 15th century

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nodding

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of nodding

: bending downward or forward

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