headshake headshake

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement

Usage(s):

  1. That little headshake at the end was my favorite moment.
  2. When Elizabeth's younger sister Margaret started to smile at the Zulus, Elizabeth reproved her with a headshake.
  3. Frenchmen examined their handiwork with a national headshake of disbelief.
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