Shaking vs Nodding - What's the difference?

shaking | nodding |


As verbs the difference between shaking and nodding

is that shaking is while nodding is .

As nouns the difference between shaking and nodding

is that shaking is a movement that shakes while nodding is the act by which one nods.

shaking

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A movement that shakes.
  • nodding

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * nodding acquaintance

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which one nods.
  • * 1828 , Robert Mudie, Babylon the Great
  • The Commons, on the other hand, upon permission being granted to appear at their Lordships' bar, come in with as many and as sapient noddings of the head, as a wooden mandarin performs in a tea-dealer's window