Definitions For Gesture


  • Motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
  • Something done as an indication of intention
  • The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
  • A movement of your body (especially of your hands and arms) that shows or emphasizes an idea or a feeling
  • Something said or done to show a particular feeling or attitude


  • Show, express or direct through movement
  • To make a gesture : to move your hands, arms, etc., to express an idea or feeling

Is Gesture 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 Gesture is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Gesture in a Sentence

  • Specific gestures can indicate particular moods.
  • His arm was raised in a gesture of defiance.
  • She gestured towards the fireplace.
  • He gestured at his audience.
  • The room was filled with angry people shouting and gesturing.

Synonyms for Gesture

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