Definition of Gesticulatory

1. a. Representing by, or belonging to, gestures.



Definition of Gesticulatory

1. Adjective. making a lot of gesticulations ¹

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Definition of Gesticulatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gesticulatory

gested
gestes
gestic
gestical
gesticulant
gesticulate
gesticulated
gesticulates
gesticulating
gesticulatingly
gesticulation
gesticulations
gesticulative
gesticulator
gesticulators
gesticulatory (current term)
gestin
gestonorone caproate
gestor
gestosis
gestour
gestours
gests
gesturable
gestural
gesturalities
gesturality
gesturally
gesture

Literary usage of Gesticulatory

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1. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1919)
"The gait becomes progressively more erratic and uncertain, until, finally, it closely resembles that of drunkenness with the addition of gesticulatory ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Operation ; orderly process. gesticulatory (jes-tik'u-la-to-ri), a. [< gesticulate + -ory.] Of or pertaining to gesticulation ; representing by gestures. ..."

3. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... gesticulatory and other, went on for a little while like stray fire-works accidentally ignited, and then sank into immovable silence. ..."

4. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"... gesticulatory and other, went on for a little while like stray fireworks accidentally ignited, and then sank into immovable silence. ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"of the feelings reveal themselves in the expressive movements, those mimic, pantomimic or gesticulatory distortions of the face and limbs that are largely ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1900)
"... in the case of man, that he was first a gesticulatory animal, and that, as is still the case with animals, the first gestures were of an instinctive ..."

7. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1901)
"... organized cheering by great bodies of collegians grouped together for the purpose, with chosen youths of peculiar gesticulatory graces and extraordinary ..."

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