gesticulating, present participle; gesticulated, past tense; gesticulates, 3rd person singular present; gesticulated, past participle;
Use gestures, esp. dramatic ones, instead of speaking or to emphasize one's words
they were shouting and gesticulating frantically at drivers who did not slow down
show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"
(gesticulating) making gestures while speaking; "her gesticulating hands and arms made words almost unnecessary"
(gesticulation) a deliberate and vigorous gesture or motion
A gesture is a form of non-verbal communication in which visible bodily actions communicate particular messages, either in place of speech or together and in parallel with spoken words.Kendon, Adam. (2004) Gesture: Visible Action as Utterance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ...
To make gestures or motions, as in speaking; to use postures; To say or express through gestures
(gesticulation) The act of gesticulating, or making gestures to express passion or enforce sentiments; A gesture; a motion of the body or limbs in speaking, or in representing action or passion, and enforcing arguments and sentiments; Antic tricks or motions
(gesticulating) To move the arms or hands when speaking, or express something with movements of the arms or hands