nodded nodded  /ˈnɑ dəd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sign of assent or salutation or command
  2. (n) the act of nodding the head
  3. (v) express or signify by nodding
  4. (v) lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation
  5. (v) let the head fall forward through drowsiness
  6. (v) sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion
  7. (v) be almost asleep

Usage(s):

  1. As the ideas flowed, he nodded along quietly, just another wonk occasionally spitting out acronyms.
  2. I laughed, but my classmates didn't; they just nodded in silent agreement.
  3. I nodded in agreement Pakistanis are indeed warm, hospitable and generous and lamented that he had a tough job.

News

  1. Bank Clerk Makes $293 Million Error During Poorly Timed Nap

    Getting fired isn’t the only danger of sleeping on the job. A bank clerk recently made a $290 million error after they nodded off while processing a transfer request. According to the CNN Money, the unnamed bank clerk accidentally fell asleep while processing a transfer request. The clerk accidentally held down the number 2 key [...] Bank Clerk Makes $293 Million Error During Poorly Timed Nap is ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Sleepy bank clerk's $293 million error

    Dozing at your desk can be costly Power napping has many fans, but falling asleep at the desk could have cost one German bank millions and an employee her job. A bank clerk nodded off for a second while processing a transfer request and held down the number 2 on his keyboard, changing the amount from 62.40 euros to 222 million euros ($293 million) or 222, 222, 222.22 euros exactly, according to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

Quotes

  1. "The English said, 'Thank you.' The Mexicans, they just (nodded)," Blatter said. "I understand that they are not happy. It was not a five-star game for refereeing."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: York Daily Record

  2. "I looked up and he waved the flag and nodded his head," Phelps said. "That was a pretty cool feeling to have the president say congratulations and have him in the crowd."
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Michael Phelps Source: CNN

  3. "It's kind of finishing off what's been a really important season in UC football," first-year coach Brian Kelly said. "It started out with waking up a program that maybe had nodded off a little bit. It took us six wins this year to get ranked...
    on Dec 22, 2007 By: Brian Kelly Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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