verb (used without object), ges·tured, ges·tur·ing.
verb (used with object), ges·tured, ges·tur·ing.
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Origin of gesture
OTHER WORDS FROM gestureges·tur·al, adjectiveges·tur·er, nounun·ges·tur·al, adjectiveun·ges·tur·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for gesture
Haar said she is blown away by the support, which started from a spontaneous but profoundly significant gesture from a Starbucks barista — a total stranger, who rapidly became a dear friend.
Executed in soft shapes and gestures, sometimes over stenciled images, the drawings are elegant and lovely.In the galleries: Where artists engage with the earth|Mark Jenkins|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
His team has already shown it is possible to figure out entire hand gestures from a device worn on the wrist.New device tells smiles from frowns — even through a mask|Kathryn Hulick|December 4, 2020|Science News For Students
In its economy, autofictional methods and gestures at untold trauma, “Rest and Be Thankful” recalls Claire-Louise Bennett’s “Pond,” an Irish novella which found an eager American audience in 2016.Emma Glass’s ‘Rest and Be Thankful’ powerfully describes what it means to be a health-care worker|Pete Tosiello|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
As for reports that the new thermostat would contain gesture controls that would allow people to change settings by moving their hands, Desai said “there is no gesture control” on the new device.Google’s new Nest Thermostat is geared toward smart-home newbies|jonathanvanian2015|October 12, 2020|Fortune
When we nodded, she broke into a wide grin, gestured with two thumbs up, and finished off with a high-five.Going Back to Vietnam Is Sometimes Amusing, Often Fraught, and Always Surreal|Jeff Greenfield|March 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he gestured toward ideas—straightforward cash payments and an end to means-testing—that would sit well with liberals.Paul Ryan’s Proposed War on Poverty Is Hobbled by Conservative Ideology|Jamelle Bouie|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He gestured for everyone to look down into a little vale that opened up to the side of their path.
Sulaiman gestured with his freed hands to the lawyers seated on either side of him.Bin Laden’s Son-in-Law Is Arraigned Just Blocks From the Twin Towers|Michael Daly|March 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He gestured and called for them to ignore him and go into the temple, where more people likely needed help.The Spirit of 9/11—From Brooklyn and India, Oak Creek Heroes Face Evil|Michael Daly|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She gestured toward the lower caves, whence the sounds of smithy-work and other toil drifted upward.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
Hassan gestured to where a small group of people had gathered on the other side of the street.The Egyptian Cat Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
The prince had gestured to me when we had entered to a ledge that angled upward from the gully, and I knew now what he had meant.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
He peeped from under Millicent's daintily knitted brows and gestured with Florence's dimpled fists.The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Colonel Fraser shrugged and gestured with his pipe, which had long since gone out again.Dave Dawson with the R.A.F|R. Sidney Bowen