from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A turning of one's head to the right and left, signifying denial, disapproval, disbelief, doubt, or bemusement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a shake of the head

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A significant shake of the head, commonly as a signal of denial.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A significant shake of the head.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement


head +‎ shake (Wiktionary)



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