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Definition of: gesture

(jeschər) noun
1. An expressive motion or action, as of the hand or hands in speaking, used for emphasis or to express some idea or emotion.
2. Such motions collectively, or the art of making them.
3. Something said or done as a mere concession to manners, courtesy, etc.
4. Obs. Deportment; posture.
v. ·tured, ·tur·ing v.i. To make gestures; gesticulate.
v.t. To express by gestures.
[<Med. L gestura <gerere carry on, do]
—ges′tur·er
noun
Synonym (noun): gesticulation. Gesticulation often conveys the idea of jerky, sudden, or undignified motions; a gesture is any expressive movement of the limbs or body.

Most often used phrases:

hand gesture
symbolic gesture
goodwill gesture
gesture recognition
obscene gesture
nice gesture
friendly gesture
political gesture
gesture made
token gesture
shanghai gesture
dramatic gesture
humanitarian gesture
final gesture
grand gesture

'gesture' used in domains:

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gestureofthanks.com
factoryofgestures.com
christiangestures.com

Statistical data

"gesture" has the frequency of use of 0.0004% on city-data.com forum

"gesture" has the frequency of use of 0.0004% on en.wikipedia.org.

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