A Word A Day : Gesticulate
( Verb )Gesticulate
Word of 30th June 2007: A Word A Day-Gesticulate
(je STIK yuh LATE): to make gestures, especially when speaking or in place of speaking
• Harry gesticulated
wildly on the other side of the theater in an attempt to get out attention.
• The after-dinner speaker gesticulated
in such a strange way that the audience paid more attention to his hands than to his words.
• A person who gesticulates
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