Associations to the word «Gesture»


GESTURE, noun. A motion of the limbs or body, especially one made to emphasize speech.
GESTURE, noun. An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of attitude.
GESTURE, noun. (obsolete) The manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture.
GESTURE, verb. (intransitive) To make a gesture or gestures.
GESTURE, verb. (transitive) To express something by a gesture or gestures.
GESTURE, verb. (transitive) To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action.
GESTURE POLITICS, noun. Action by a politician for motives of publicity or to influence public opinion

Dictionary definition

GESTURE, noun. Motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling.
GESTURE, noun. The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals.
GESTURE, noun. Something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance".
GESTURE, verb. Show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave".

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