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English definition of “gesture”

gesture

noun [C] (MOVEMENT)    /ˈdʒes.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
C1 a movement of the hands , arms , or head , etc. to express an idea or feeling : The prisoner raised his fist in a gesture of defiance as he was led out of the courtroom . She made a rude gesture at the other driver .Gestures and gesturing in general
(Definition of gesture noun (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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