verb (used without object), ges·tured, ges·tur·ing.
verb (used with object), ges·tured, ges·tur·ing.
Origin of gesture
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It is quite the contrary in the case of the instantaneous gratification of a video work, of an installation, or of gestural art.The Civilization of Illiteracy
But the speech, or oral, method is steadily growing in popularity, and gradually supplanting manual spelling and gestural signs.What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know
John Dutton Wright
Word Origin for gesture
1540s, from gesture (n.). Related: Gestured; gesturing.
early 15c., "manner of carrying the body," from Medieval Latin gestura "bearing, behavior," from Latin gestus "gesture, carriage, posture" (see gest). Restricted sense of "a movement of the body or a part of it" is from 1550s; figurative sense of "action undertaken in good will to express feeling" is from 1916.