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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of gesticulating.
  • n. A deliberate, vigorous motion or gesture. See Synonyms at gesture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of gesticulating, or making gestures to aid expression of thoughts, sentiments or passion.
  • n. A gesture; a motion of the body or limbs when speaking, or in representing action or passion, and enforcing arguments and sentiments.
  • n. An odd or fanciful motion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of gesticulating, or making gestures to express passion or enforce sentiments.
  • n. A gesture; a motion of the body or limbs in speaking, or in representing action or passion, and enforcing arguments and sentiments.
  • n. Antic tricks or motions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or practice of gesticulating or making gestures: as, his gesticulation is awkward.
  • n. A gesture; an expressive motion of the head, body, or limbs.
  • n. Synonyms See gesture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a deliberate and vigorous gesture or motion

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