Origin of gesticulation
Examples from the Web for gesticulation
A group drew together, and with murmurs and gesticulation the meeting broke up.Villa Rubein and Other Stories|John Galsworthy
He flung his arms wide, and up, and wide again, in an improvised adaption of the telegraphic alphabet to gesticulation.Invasion|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Here every one lunches with a great deal of gesticulation and clamour.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets|Francis Miltoun
Screaming and gesticulation with Easterns by no means signify ill will, or even serious disagreement.Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon|Austen H. Layard
Her voice is clear, her gesticulation simple, and her general manner not surpassed by Wendell Phillips.
British Dictionary definitions for gesticulation
Word Origin and History for gesticulation
early 15c., from Latin gesticulationem (nominative gesticulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of gesticulari "to gesture, mimic," from gesticulus "a mimicking gesture," diminutive of gestus (see gest).