nodding

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nod \Nod\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Nodded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nodding}.]

1. To incline or bend, as the head or top; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness with; as, to nod the head.

2. To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.

3. To cause to bend. [Poetic]

By every wind that nods the mountain pine. --Keats.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nodding \Nod"ding\, adjective Curved so that the apex hangs down; having the top bent downward.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

nodding

adjective

1: having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers" [syn: {cernuous}, {drooping}, {nodding}, {pendulous}, {weeping}]


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