Gesticulation



[je-stik-yuh-ley-shuh n] /dʒɛˌstɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
an animated or excited gesture.
/dʒɛˌstɪkjʊˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of gesticulating
2.
an animated or expressive gesture
n.

early 15c., from Latin gesticulationem (nominative gesticulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of gesticulari “to gesture, mimic,” from gesticulus “a mimicking gesture,” diminutive of gestus (see gest).

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