[ jes-tik ]
/ ˈdʒɛs tɪk /


pertaining to bodily motions, especially in dancing.
Also ges·ti·cal.

Origin of gestic

1755–65; obsolete gest deportment (< Middle French geste < Latin gestus movement of the limbs, performance, equivalent to ges-, variant stem of gerere (see gest) + -tus suffix of v. action) + -ic

Related forms

non·ges·tic, adjectivenon·ges·ti·cal, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019