Definitions For Gest

Etymology 1

Borrowed from {{bor, en, frm, geste}}. {{doublet, en, jest}}.


GEST. (countable and uncountable, plural GESTs) (obsolete) A gesture or action. (archaic) A story or adventure; a verse or prose romance. : (Chaucer) : (Edmund Spenser) (archaic) An action represented in sports, plays, or on the stage; show; ceremony. : (Mede) (archaic) bearing; deportment


French: geste, m French: geste, f

Etymology 2

Compare gist a resting place.


GEST (plural GESTs) (obsolete) A stage in travelling; a stop for rest or lodging in a journey; a rest. : (Kersey) (obsolete) A roll reciting the several stages arranged for a royal progress. : (Hanmer)


gets, steg, tegs

Is Gest a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Gest is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Gest in a Sentence

  • Before packing it all in, he was looking for one grand gest that would serve as a fitting finale for his life

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