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no ding

  • v  express or signify by nodding
  • v  lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation
  • v  let the head fall forward through drowsiness
    The old man was nodding in his chair
  • v  sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion
    the flowers were nodding in the breeze
  • v  be almost asleep
    The old man sat nodding by the fireplace
  • s  having branches or flower heads that bend downward
    nodding daffodils

  • Clips of him nodding yes had been spliced into the videotape after statements with which he remembers disagreeing.
  • It's easy to sit here today nodding about the power of electrified commerce.
  • Under the spring sun of the rolling farmlands around the northwestern Illinois town of Mount Carroll, tiny Shimer College wears a mask of nodding tranquillity.
News & Articles

  • Dozing alternate juror gets Twitter buzzzz-ing
    Boston’s horrific tale of gangland murder, with all its bizarre plot twists, apparently wasn’t riveting enough to keep a young alternate juror from nodding off as James “Whitey” Bulger’s trial got underway yesterday.
    June 13, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • A tale of Miami and its mob back for 2d season
    MIAMI - Mitch Glazer and half a dozen of his buddies were sitting in a booth at Wolfie's Restaurant in Miami Beach one afternoon in the late 1960s, chattering and laughing and generally being teenage loudmouths, when a waitress walked over to ask them to keep it down. They did, for a moment, but soon the volume dialed back up. The waitress returned. Nodding to a white-haired man a few tables ...
    June 13, 2013 -

  • David Moyes in
    Moyes said: "There were a few heads nodding but it took great bottle and courage for James Vaughan and Jagielka to go up. But the fans made that a special semi-final. I thought Everton's supporters were raucous and gave this stadium deserved...
  • Noel Gallagher in Metro
    Noel said: "I was in my leather jacket, nodding 'You'll be all right - just get it out before Soccer AM finishes'. I think the worst thing is that you don't have any specific role. You just stand there and nod."

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