verb (used without object), ges·tured, ges·tur·ing.
verb (used with object), ges·tured, ges·tur·ing.
- get a bang out of,
- get a break
Origin of gesture
Examples from the Web for gesture
They could, after all, have just been trying to make a gesture toward inclusiveness.
But the President could easily reposition it as a friendly “pro-gun rights” gesture by outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder.
Simply tap on your own screen, and haptic feedback mechanisms in the watch will transfer the gesture to the wrist of your friend.Bigger, Bolder, and Better Than Ever: Steve Jobs Would Be Proud of Today's Apple|Kyle Chayka|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I wanted to gesture at the sheer number of designers who were involved.
Every message, action and gesture seems calculated to ratchet up the anxiety of those who are listening.Even After Hobby Lobby, the Religious Right is Still Terrified|Gene Robinson|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The gesture, together with his forward-tilted hat, served to conceal the fact that he was masked.The Lone Ranger Rides|Fran Striker
"Nowadays we get it all through the winter," said the Baron with a gesture of disenchantment.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
Caleb's finger had swung toward the door in a gesture unmistakable.Then I'll Come Back to You|Larry Evans
On the other hand there is the converse fact that the voice may be influenced through expression and gesture.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
In obedience to a gesture of his she pulled up her horse as they reached the level.The Trail of Conflict|Emilie Baker Loring
Word Origin for gesture
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.
1540s, from gesture (n.). Related: Gestured; gesturing.