nodding

adjective nod·ding \ ˈnä-diŋ \

Definition of nodding

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

Examples of nodding in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of nodding

15th century



NODDING Defined for English Language Learners

nodding

adjective

Definition of nodding for English Language Learners

  • : bending downward or forward



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