1. the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement
    I could tell from their headshakes that they didn't believe me
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How To Use headshake In A Sentence

  • With a distressed eyeroll at Seanglenn Beckhannity, and a weary headshake at Keithrachel Olbermaddowman, not to mention clenched fists of despair at TalkRadio VonHateScream, let me remind the rest of us -- aka. most people -- that just because the makers of so called News think Balanced and Thoughtful is some long-ago folk duo, it doesn't mean we should join in the sneerfest, and passively watch as standards continue to plummet. Roderick Spencer: Fake News Is the Real News
  • He could've flapped the wings better," Brandon Jacobs chastised later with a disappointed headshake. Giants Fly Past Falcons on Way to Green Bay
  • At some point, usually around nine-ish, I would be faced with the inevitable headshake/tongue cluck/question from a customer about having a baby puppy out so late. With Love and Laughter, John Ritter
  • Dr. Sandra behind me has her hand on my shoulder, and I can feel the movement of her sympathetic headshake, reserved for only the most serious cases we see. Kirin Gupta: How A Dying Woman Taught Me To Have Faith
  • I could tell from their headshakes that they didn't believe me
  • Then I would employ my halfhearted headshake, neither “yes” nor “no,” just a bobble-headed, widowy nod that I had recently adopted. With Love and Laughter, John Ritter
  • Rick shook his head, not the headshake meaning no, but the one for not much hope, a feeling I didnt understand. Dog on It
  • I cast a quick look at Jamie, who responded with a trace of a headshake. Sick Cycle Carousel
  • June 15, 2010 at 12:04 pm hunh. there i am. with a vedyvedy old avatart.*slow,sad, headshake* I’m gonna grab me a snack. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • The fronsh hav a very gud saying for this… almost as gud as “slow, sad headshake…” First Visit From Mouse Aliens - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
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