1An informalbritans By general agreement and without discussion. These examples are automatically selected from different online message sources to reflect the common use of the word “nicke”. The opinions expressed in the examples do not give the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us feedback. She nodded to the waiter to bring in the cake. These are “words that we can live by ever since,” Christie told the nodding audience. I was expecting an argument, but she was nodding and going out. Chynoweth hesitated for a moment, then gently withdrew and nodded. If he says something, nod his head; This nod will push him to agree with you. Keep the same smile on your face, nod quickly and answer in one word. Middle English nodded; perhaps similar to the old German hnotōn 3Soccer with object and adverbial of the direction of the head (the ball) without much force shake.
. And then, tired and nodding, we will finally leave the highlands to enter at dusk, where all the paths end. Easy knowledge with a person or knowledge of a subject. In bed, his wife and sister nod their heads. Is used to make it clear that an indication or proposal can be understood or has been understood without the need for further elaboration or explanation. He listened to what she said, smiled from time to time, and nodded. Fourteenth century, in the meaning defined in the intranstive sense of the term 1: “Leave the words of kiss, Sam; There are ladies present,” he said, nodding Lee 142. Late Middle English (as a verb): possibly of Dutch origin; compare with German averages notten `move about, shake`. The name dates from the middle of the 16th century. Definition learning English from nicken (input 2 of 2) 1kein object Lower and raise your head slightly and briefly, especially when greeting, affirming or understanding or to give a signal to someone.
He nods as he watches the scene and raises his thumb. 3informalChange between alertness and drowsiness due to heroin use. “Maybe it`s a big shot,” Washington replied, nodding wisely. “They`re having fun,” she says, nodding to the kids on the beach. Falling asleep, especially short or involuntary. 2kein Object Drop your head forward when you are drowsy or asleep….