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verb [intransitive] gesticulate pronunciation in British English /dʒeˈstɪkjʊleɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theygesticulate
he/she/itgesticulates
present participlegesticulating
past tensegesticulated
past participlegesticulated
  1. to make movements with your hands and arms when you are talking, usually because you want to emphasize what you are saying or because you are excited

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gesticulation

 gesticulate pronunciation in British English /dʒeˌstɪkjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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singulargesticulation
pluralgesticulations

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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