Translation of "gesture" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /ˈdʒes·tʃər/ us /ˈdʒes·tʃər/

a movement you make with your hand, arm, or head to show what you are thinking or feeling

身ぶり手ぶり, ジェスチャー
He made a rude gesture at the crowd.

something you do to show people how you feel about a person or situation

意思表示, 気持ちを伝えるための行為
It would be a nice gesture to invite her to dinner.
verb uk /ˈdʒes·tʃər/ us /ˈdʒes·tʃər/ present participle gesturing, past tense and past participle gestured

to point at something or show something using your hand, arm, or head

He gestured towards the window.

(Translation of “gesture” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)