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  Definition of gesture
  1. motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
  2. something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"
  3. the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
  4. show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"
Similar Words: motion, gesticulate

 

Hyponyms: jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting, mudra, beau geste, sign, gesticulation, beck, facial expression, facial gesture, flourish, high-five, previous question, shrug, wave, waving, wafture, V sign, nod, bow, bowing, obeisance, sign of the cross, wink, exsert, stretch out, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forth, clap, spat, applaud, acclaim, bless, cross oneself, bow down, shake, beckon

 

Derivational Morphology: gesticulate, motion, gesticulation

 

 
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