gesture

Part of speech: noun

An expressive motion, as of the hand in speaking. See illus. on next page.

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Usage examples "gesture":

  1. He made a gesture towards his helpless legs. - "Antony Gray,--Gardener", Leslie Moore.
  2. " You see, it's four o'clock," she says, pointing to the clock with an angry gesture. - "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. The Elder responded with another gesture, calling his attention to something going on in front. - "The Damnation of Theron Ware", Harold Frederic.