1. waving

noun. ['ˈweɪvɪŋ'] the act of signaling by a movement of the hand.


  • flourish
  • motion
  • brandish
  • wave
  • gesture


  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat
  • boo

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Words that Rhyme with Waving

  • misbehaving
  • engraving
  • behaving
  • staving
  • craving
  • braving
  • waiving
  • shaving
  • saving
  • raving
  • paving
  • caving

Example sentences of the word waving

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
It's the icon with the image of a windscreen with arrows waving through it.

2. Noun, singular or mass
There are plenty of flag waving, smiles and free events during the community's annual Independence Day celebration.

Quotes containing the word waving

1. Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.
- Oscar Wilde, The Canterville Ghost

2. Albus Severus,"Harry said quietly, so that nobody but Ginny could hear, and she was tactful enough to pretend to be waving to Rose, who was now on the train, "you were named for two headmasters of Hogwarts. One of them was a Slytherin and he was probably the bravest man I ever knew.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

3. Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.
- Jonathan Safran Foer

2. flag-waving

adjective. fanatically patriotic.


  • jingoistic
  • nationalistic
  • patriotic
  • loyal
  • ultranationalistic
  • superpatriotic


  • international
  • disloyal
  • disloyalty
  • unfaithful