nodding

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nodding

  1. present participle of nod

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Noun[edit]

nodding (plural noddings)

  1. The act by which one nods.
    • 1828, Robert Mudie, Babylon the Great:
      The Commons, on the other hand, upon permission being granted to appear at their Lordships' bar, come in with as many and as sapient noddings of the head, as a wooden mandarin performs in a tea-dealer's window []

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Adjective[edit]

nodding (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Having the flower facing downwards.