Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: gesture
IPA transcription: [dʒ'ɛstʃɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: gesture
    Meaning: motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
  • Synonyms: gesture, motion
    Meaning: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
  • Synonyms: gesture
    Meaning: something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: gesticulate, gesture, motion
    Meaning: show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"
Usage examples
  • He made a gesture.
  • A gesture had stopped him.
  • Margaret made an impatient gesture.
  • Ling Chu stopped him with a gesture.
  • By a gesture his father silenced him.
  • A gesture from the rascal cooled his anger.
  • She interrupted him by an imperious gesture.
  • Barbara threw back her neck with a haughty gesture.
  • Fyodor Pavlovitch left him with an impatient gesture.
  • "Puddings!" ejaculated Bertram, with an impatient gesture.