Gesticulator



[je-stik-yuh-leyt] /dʒɛˈstɪk yəˌleɪt/

verb (used without object), gesticulated, gesticulating.
1.
to make or use , especially in an animated or excited manner with or instead of speech.
verb (used with object), gesticulated, gesticulating.
2.
to express by .
/dʒɛˈstɪkjʊˌleɪt/
verb
1.
to express by or make gestures
n.

1690s, agent noun in Latin form from gesticulate.
v.

c.1600, from Latin gesticulatus, past participle of gesticulari “to gesture, mimic,” from gesticulus “a mimicking gesture,” diminutive of gestus “gesture, carriage, posture” (see gest). Related: Gesticulated; gesticulating.

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