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Definition of Gesture

Gesture

  1. Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture.
  2. A motion of the body or limbs expressive of sentiment or passion; any action or posture intended to express an idea or a passion, or to enforce or emphasize an argument, assertion, or opinion.
  3. To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action; to gesticulate.
  4. To make gestures; to gesticulate.

Gesture Quotations

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.
Virginia Satir

It's a rather rude gesture, but at least it's clear what you mean.
Katharine Hepburn

Actors cannot choose the manner in which they are born. Consequently, it is the one gesture in their lives completely devoid of self-consciousness.
Helen Hayes

The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.
John Kenneth Galbraith

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Henri Matisse
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Gesture Translations

gesture in Dutch is gebaren, gesticuleren
gesture in Finnish is ele
gesture in French is geste
gesture in Hungarian is gesztus
gesture in Italian is gesto
gesture in Norwegian is gestikulere, gestus
gesture in Portuguese is gesto

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