A Word A Day : Gesticulate

Word of 30th June 2007: A Word A Day-Gesticulate


( Verb )

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 makes gesticulations.

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