Gesture

Definition of Gesture

Ges´ture
n.1.Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture.
Accubation, or lying down at meals, was a gesture used by many nations.
- Sir T. Browne.
2.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.
v. t.1.To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action; to gesticulate.
[imp. & p. p. Gestured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gesturing.]
v. i.1.To make gestures; to gesticulate.

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