verb (used without object), nod·ded, nod·ding.
verb (used with object), nod·ded, nod·ding.
Idioms for nod
- British Slang. on credit.
- Slang. drowsy following a dose of a narcotic drug.
Origin of nod
OTHER WORDS FROM nodnod·der, noun nod·ding·ly, adverb un·nod·ding, adjective
Words nearby nod
Definition for nod (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for nod
I lie and nod my head yes while wiping the tears on my gray fleece sleeve.
I nod, and he rolls his eyes in the direction of the bathroom.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days |David Freeman |December 13, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
She set a career nominations record with her 21st nod—all in the TV fields—for Best Actress in a Comedy for Nurse Jackie.Jennifer Aniston, Oscar Nominee? 5 Takeaways from the 2015 SAG Award Nominations |Kevin Fallon |December 10, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
We nod our heads towards Pakistan and he is quiet, staring at the floor.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley |Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman |November 15, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
When he says something, nod; this nodding will induce him to agree with you.
Robert always saluted the mate, and Haley responded by a nod, or a cool good-morning, but did not indulge in any conversation.Brave and Bold |Horatio Alger
But England was then inclined to take its religion from the nod of a capricious tyrant.
To Fred he only vouchsafed a nod, to show that he had heard what Fred had waylaid him to say.Moth and Rust |Mary Cholmondeley
Mr. Vincent stood up with a nod and leaned himself against the mantelpiece, looking down at the rather indignant young man.The Necromancers |Robert Hugh Benson
They use a direct and positive negative, but express the affirmative by a nod of the head or an inclination of the body.A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson |Watkin Tench
British Dictionary definitions for nod
verb nods, nodding or nodded
- agreed, as in a committee meeting, without any formal procedure
- (formerly) on credit
Derived forms of nodnodding, adjective, noun
Word Origin for nod
Idioms and Phrases with nod
In addition to the idiom beginning with nod
- nodding acquaintance
- nod off
- get the nod