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Definitions of gesture

  1. To gesticulate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make gestures; to gesticulate. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. To accompany with gesture. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A motion of the body or limbs expressive of sentiment or passion; any action or posture intended to express an idea or a passion, or to enforce or emphasize an argument, assertion, or opinion. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A movement of the face, body, or limbs, to express an idea, emotion, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. A bearing, position, or movement of the body: an action expressive of sentiment or passion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Action; motion of the body or limbs. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. An expressive motion, as of the hand in speaking. See illus. on next page. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Action or attitude of the body, expressive of sentiment or passion; movement of the body or limbs. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Motions of the body or limbs used to express forcibly ideas or passions, or to enforce an argument or opinion; any significant motion of the body or limbs. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for gesture

  1. Then again she gave the impatient gesture – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. Nothing in the Revolution, no, not to a phrase or a gesture not to the fashion of a hat or a shoe, was left to accident. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
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