nodding

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adjective nod·ding \ˈnä-diŋ\

Definition of nodding

  1. 1 :  bending downward or forward :  drooping nodding flowers

  2. 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

15th Century

First Known Use of nodding

15th century




NODDING Defined for English Language Learners

nodding

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adjective nod·ding \ˈnä-diŋ\

Definition of nodding for English Language Learners

  • : bending downward or forward



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