Gesticulate definitions

jĕ-stĭk'yə-lāt'
To make gestures especially while speaking, as for emphasis.
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To make or use gestures, esp. with the hands and arms, as in adding nuances or force to one's speech, or as a substitute for speech.
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To say or express by gestures.
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To express by gesticulating.
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The definition of gesticulate is to gesture wildly, or to express a point or idea through movement of hands and body.

When you wave your arms and shake your fists in an animated fashion to express your anger at something, this is an example of a time when you gesticulate.

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(intransitive) To make gestures or motions, as in speaking; to use postures.
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To say or express through gestures.
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Origin of gesticulate

From Latin gesticulatus, past participle of gesticulari (to gesticulate) from gesticulus (a mimic gesture), diminutive of gestus (gesture), from gerere, gestum (to bear, carry, perform).