nodding definition

  • verb:
    • provide participle of nod.
  • adjective:
    • Curved so that the apex hangs down; having the top bent downward.
    • having limbs or rose heads that bend downward
  • noun:
    • The work of one whom nods: also used attributively: as, a nodding friend (an acquaintance involving no recognition other than a nod).
  • others:
    • Having a drooping position; bending with a quick motion: as, a nodding plume; especially, in botany, having a quick flex in peduncle underneath the flower, inducing the second to face downward; cernuous.

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