phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

A nod's as good as a wink

Posted by Probe on May 21, 2007

I found this phrase in the archives, but do not clearly understand the meaning and the use. Is it used ironically, that is "no sense to waste so many words - a nod's as good as a wink to explain what you wished to convey"? Any other?