Variant of gesture
- a movement, or movements collectively, of the body, or of part of the body, to express or emphasize ideas, emotions, etc.
- anything said or done to convey a state of mind, intention, etc.; often, something said or done merely for effect or as a formality: a gesture of sympathy
Origin: Middle English from Midieval Latin gestura, mode of action from Classical Latin gestus, past participle of gerere, to bear, carry
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