Basically what the title says. Just a piece of body language I see, but I have no idea if there's a word for it. It's often accompanied by a merging of someone saying "yes" and "no" at the same time. When they wag their head from side to side, it's almost like their using body language as a metaphor for their brain weighing the two arguments/stances up against each other.


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to turn, tip, or tilt usually to one side

cock one's head


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    This would work if the head stays in the tilted position.
    – Lawrence
    Nov 22, 2020 at 8:11

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