paramimia

[păr′ə-mĭmē-ə]

n.

The use of inappropriate or incorrect gestures in speaking.

Nearby words

  1. plastic paddy,
  2. plastic pleurisy,
  3. plastic police,
  4. plastic strain,
  5. plastic surgeon,
  6. plastic wood,
  7. plastic wrap,
  8. plasticine,
  9. plasticity,
  10. plasticize


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