|1.||[ adjective ] (biology) having branches or flower heads that bend downward|
|Synonyms:||drooping pendulous cernuous|
"nodding daffodils" "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow" "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers"
|Related terms:||biology unerect|
|2.||[ adjective ] half asleep|
|Synonyms:||drowsing dozy dozing napping drowsy|
"made drowsy by the long ride" "it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor" "a tired dozy child" "the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair"