Definitions

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  • adj. Of, relating to, or using gesticulation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by or accompanied with gesticulations.

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Examples

  • During live takes of the scene, Mr. Love couldn't quite get his gesticulative timing down.

    DL III Is Ready for His Closeup

  • But the good man had his idea, and even when he was alone the name of Mr. Archer fell from his lips continually in the course of mumbled and gesticulative conversation.

    Lay Morals

  • He zoomed in on the main attraction, and was momentarily surprised to see that she was effectively zooming in on him, her gesticulative, including-everybody delivery suspended for a second as she stared with consternation at the giant blond geek with the camera.

    Not the End of the World

  • Smyrna fund; then, saluted by the gesticulative, silent applause of St. - Ange and the schooner-men, he resumed his first attitude behind his roaring master.

    Short Stories for English Courses

  • There were many Jews, stout ladies in tight satin dresses and diamonds, little corpulent men with a gesticulative manner.

    Of Human Bondage

  • In the center of the platform there remained one group, consisting of Miss Pratt and five orators, and of the orators the most impassioned and gesticulative was William.

    Seventeen

  • Jews, stout ladies in tight satin dresses and diamonds, little corpulent men with a gesticulative manner.

    Of Human Bondage

  • Speranza, white-faced and furiously gesticulative, commanded the astonished bellboy to put that "Bah! pig-idiot!" out into the hall and air the room immediately afterward.

    The Portygee

  • The driver awoke with a start from profound reverie, looked Kirkwood over, and bowed with gesticulative palms.

    The Black Bag

  • There is also a grave fallacy in the idea that gesture is less important in presenting an Englishman than a member of a gesticulative race, for vehement gesture is impressive in direct proportion to its rarity, and effects have been produced by the fine, slight movement of one of our actresses at a critical moment which surpassed in force anything possible if she had been lavish in gesture throughout.

    Our Stage and Its Critics By "E.F.S." of "The Westminster Gazette"

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