Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A significant shake of the head.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a shake of the head

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

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

Etymologies

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head +‎ shake

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