Gestures vs Gesticulates - What's the difference?

gestures | gesticulates |


As verbs the difference between gestures and gesticulates

is that gestures is (gesture) while gesticulates is (gesticulate).

As a noun gestures

is .

gestures

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (gesture)
  • gesticulates

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (gesticulate)

  • gesticulate

    English

    Verb

    (gesticulat)
  • To make gestures or motions, as in speaking; to use postures.
  • To say or express through gestures.
  • * "...the TV programme Friends is influencing not only the way Irish people speak but also how they gesticulate . Now almost every utterance is accompanied by arms outstretched and palms turned upwards." Irish Times , December 6, 2004