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Adjective: nodding  nó-ding
  1. (biology) having branches or flower heads that bend downward
    "nodding daffodils";
    - cernuous, drooping, pendulous, weeping
Verb: nod (nodded,nodding)  nód
  1. Express or signify by nodding
    "He nodded his approval"
     
  2. Lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent, agreement or confirmation
    "The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer"
     
  3. Let the head fall forward through drowsiness
    "The old man was nodding in his chair"
     
  4. Sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion
    "the flowers were nodding in the breeze"
     
  5. Be almost asleep
    "The old man sat nodding by the fireplace"

See also: unerect

Type of: communicate, drowse, gesticulate, gesture, intercommunicate, motion, move

Encyclopedia: Nodding

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