Moving your hand or head in a certain direction, for example showing somewhere or attracting someone`s attention If you say that someone nodded with assent, it means that they lower their head and lift it up to signal their consent without having to say anything. to cover or conceal your face with something, for example, to avoid watching someone move their head up and backward with a sudden movement, for example, when you start laughing, to move your head first down, then up, to answer a question with “yes” or to show, whether you agree, cheap, or understand, move your head up, down, or to the side slightly to turn your head or body away from someone or something, so you don`t look at them anymore As some of the above examples may be obvious, a wink is ambiguous when a tiny nod or other signal is missing, to confirm the intent. Rather, it could mean (or be interpreted as) “don`t believe me, I`m ambiguous” or even “be careful, it`s dangerous.” In other words, a wink could not indicate consent, or vice versa, it could actually display consent, but perhaps not be interpreted that way. Context, knowledge of the other person and body language are all here! to move your head or eyes up, so you can look at something by quickly moving your head up, especially if you`re angry or don`t care about anything, I think you`ll find that, in most cases, a person “blinks or nods with their eyes/eyelids” would quite hardly interpret as a yes or a definitive no. So it`s no surprise that we don`t have a single word for this. Turning your eyes or face away from something you don`t want to see to move your head down, then back up in a short, quick move to greet someone, or show approval or respect to turn your head, so you don`t look at someone or something. Your description of “nodding your head with your eyes/eyelids” sounds like a wink. A wink can certainly be used to display “You are in my secret”, and would usually be accompanied by the most subtle nods as an indication of tacit agreement. formally to move a part of your body down, especially your head, to quickly lower your head or head and body, to move under something or to prevent you from being hit to move your head, so that people cannot see your face, for example because you are angry, Move your head down and up to say hello, goodbye, thank you, etc. There is a more subtle version that is quite common in the film, where character A is asked a question and answers character B by basically winking by mutual agreement or nodding with the eyes/eyelids. They don`t move their heads, and they can say something, but normally, when they don`t, deliberately, the audience hasn`t made it 100% clear what character B`s intentions are.
I can`t imagine a concrete example, but I`ve seen it especially in high-tension situations when a group of characters try to figure out which side of the fence each person is, or during interrogation scenes. www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323963#The-importance-of-blinking. www.litter-robot.com/blog/2016/06/22/the-slow-blink-and-why-you-should-use-it/ I searched for it, but I couldn`t find the word. “Long blink” or “slow blink” are the narrowest uses I`ve found, which clearly describe the act. Fourteenth century, in the meaning defined in the intransitant sense of the term 1 John nods again with his eyes: “We should talk about it in private, Paul. So as not to disturb other workers. Close and quickly open an eye, typically to indicate that something is a joke or a secret or as a signal of affection or welcome. My SO told me that I often do it instead or in combination with a nod. I thought it was cultural, but now I wonder if it`s because I`ve always lived with cats, :). .