gesticulation

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noun ges·tic·u·la·tion \je-ˌsti-kyə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of gesticulation

  1. 1 :  the act of making gestures

  2. 2 :  gesture; especially :  an expressive gesture made in showing strong feeling or in enforcing an argument

Examples of gesticulation in a sentence

  1. as the argument grew more heated, his gesticulations got bigger and wilder

15th Century

First Known Use of gesticulation

15th century



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