Definition of gesticulate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

gesticulate

 verb
verb
NAmE//dʒɛˈstɪkyəˌleɪt//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gesticulate
 
he / she / it gesticulates
 
past simple gesticulated
 
-ing form gesticulating
 
 
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to move your hands and arms about in order to attract attention or make someone understand what you are saying He gesticulated wildly at the clock. She was shouting and gesticulating from the other side of the road.
gesticulation
 
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NAmE//dʒɛˌstɪkyəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable] wild/frantic gesticulations
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