14th century, in the meaning defined in the intranstive sense of the term 1 Nickend, he nods his head as he unfolds the scene, and flashes a thumb in the air. He listened to what she said, smiled from time to time, and nodded. “Stop the kissing words, Sam. There are ladies present,” he said, nodding Lee 142. These are “words that we can live by ever since,” Christie told the nodding audience. In bed, his wife and sister nod their heads. I was expecting an argument, but she was nodding and going out. “Maybe it`s a big shot,” Washington replied, nodding wisely. Chynoweth hesitated for a moment, then gently withdrew and nodded. Nicken`s English learning definition (entry 2 of 2) If he says something, nod his head; This nod will push him to agree with you. She nodded to the waiter to bring in the cake.
“They`re having fun,” she says, nodding to the kids on the beach. And then, tired and nodding, we will finally leave the highlands to enter at dusk, where all the paths end. These examples are automatically selected from different online message sources to reflect the common use of the word “nicke”. The opinions expressed in the examples do not give the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us feedback. Middle English nodded; maybe a bit like the old German hnotōn waving the same smile on the face, nodding quickly and answering in one word….