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gestures

[ jes-cher ]SEE DEFINITION OF gestures
  • nounmotion as communication
  • verbmake signs, motions to communicate

Synonyms for gestures

  • action
  • body language
  • expression
  • indication
  • nod
  • reminder
  • salute
  • sign
  • signal
  • token
  • bow
  • curtsy
  • genuflection
  • gesticulation
  • intimation
  • mime
  • pantomime
  • shrug
  • wave
  • wink
  • high sign
  • kinesics
  • sign language
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Antonyms for gestures

  • speech
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GESTURES

I felt, rather than saw, the gestures preceding the drawing of swords.

He was awkward in his gestures; his arms were too short and his face common.

We don't ask you for so much as that, as it would spoil the beauty of your gestures!

Their faces were flushed, their speech thick, their gestures wild.

It gave substance to her accents, and dignity to her gestures.

It was only another one of his gestures which was responsible for these weird dreams.

One man, with the gestures of a lunatic, entered an inn and was seen no more.

And it wasn't only in gestures, he became dramatic in conduct.

Ah, but by his gestures, if language failed him, he would cause him to understand.

Thus from the imitation of words in gestures the art of dancing arises.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GESTURES

body language

nounnonverbal communication
  • body movement
  • gesture
  • gestures
  • kinesics
  • mannerisms
  • motion
  • visual communication
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