Gesture Ges"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gestured; p. pr. & vb. n. Gesturing.] To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action; to gesticulate. It is not orderly read, nor gestured as beseemeth. --Hooker., Gesture Ges"ture, v. i. To make gestures; to gesticulate. The players . . . gestured not undecently withal. --Holland., Gesture Ges"ture, n. [LL. gestura mode of action, fr. L. gerere, gestum, to bear, behave, perform, act. See Gest a deed.] 1. Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture. [Obs.] Accubation, or lying down at meals, was a gesture used by many nations. --Sir T. Browne. 2. A motion of the body or limbs expressive of sentiment or passion; any action or posture intended to express an idea or a passion, or to enforce or emphasize an argument, assertion, or opinion. Humble and reverent gestures. --Hooker. Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, In every gesture dignity and love. --Milton.