nonverbal, usually unconscious, communication through the use of postures, gestures, facial expressions, and the like.
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- body dysmorphic disorder,
- body english,
- body fluid,
- body horror,
- body image,
- body louse,
- body mass index,
- body mechanics,
- body mike,
- body modification
Origin of body language
First recorded in 1925–30
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Examples from the Web for body language
As the younger, more handsome man, Karasu said, he had a definite edge in the body-language department.
the nonverbal imparting of information by means of conscious or subconscious bodily gestures, posture, etc
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