gestic

adjective
ges·​tic | \ ˈje-stik How to pronounce gestic (audio) \

Definition of gestic

: relating to or consisting of bodily movements or gestures

First Known Use of gestic

1764, in the meaning defined above

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“Gestic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gestic. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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