Definition of nid-nodding in US English:

nid-nodding

noun

  • The action of nid-nod; repeated nodding.

adjective

  • That nods repeatedly.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Littell's Living Age. From nid-nod + -ing<br>early 19th century; earliest use found in Susan Ferrier (1782–1854), novelist. From nid-nod + -ing.

Pronunciation

nid-nodding

/ˈnɪdnɒdɪŋ/