body language


body language

noun

: movements or positions of the body that express a person's thoughts or feelings

Full Definition of BODY LANGUAGE

:  the gestures, movements, and mannerisms by which a person or animal communicates with others

Examples of BODY LANGUAGE

  1. We could tell from his body language that he was nervous.

First Known Use of BODY LANGUAGE

1926

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: bodyless
Previous Word in the Dictionary: bodykins
All Words Near: body language

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up body language? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More