She nodded to the waiter to bring in the cake. I was expecting an argument, but she was nodding and going out. “They`re having fun,” she says, nodding to the kids on the beach. Middle English nodded; perhaps similar to the Old German hnotōn to shake the fourteenth century, in the meaning defined in the intranstive sense 1 Definition of Nicken (entry 2 of 2) These examples are automatically chosen from different online news sources to reflect the current use of the word “nicken”. The opinions expressed in the examples do not give the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us feedback….