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- v. Present participle of wave.
- n. Repeated moving of arms or hands to signal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Flag-waving is but a quadrennial affair, when the German soccer team marches off to the World Cup.
I am introduced to my shiny, gunmetal grey lobster, pincers waving from a rough-hewn wooden dish.
I have a new desktop picture - Emin waving Azerbaijani flag in front of the UN building in New York.
They are joining the security lobby in waving shrouds and bleeding stumps.
She heard the purr of Uncle Nick's car settling into the garage and he walked in waving the cloth sling in his undamaged hand.
Sometimes less arm waving is better than more arm waving in achieving a goal.
However, the tired, old "I'm a taxpayer!" hand-waving is the wrong argument, and just doesn't hold water.
Editor's update: Classic exaggerated arm waving from the British press - as linked to by the Drudge Report.
Next day it was done, with baby Jesus smiling happily and waving from the sleigh.
If you squint and look up, you can almost see Hester Prynne waving from the dormer windows over the Perfumania shop.
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