There are 2 translations of gesture in Spanish:

gesture1

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒestʃər; ˈdʒestʃə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (of body) gesto (m), ademán (m) a rude gesture un gesto grosero to make a gesture of annoyance/impatience hacer* un gesto de irritación/de impaciencia
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    • It has to do with attitude or spirit, which is reflected in speech patterns and facial expressions, hand gestures and overall body movement.
    • So what do their expressions, hand gestures, body movements and speech say about what they're really thinking and feeling?
    • Those quick hand gestures and body movements betray a restless energy and a need for variety and originality.
    1.2 (token, expression) gesto (m) a gesture of defiance un gesto desafiante an empty/symbolic gesture un gesto vacío/simbólico the card arrived late, but it was a nice gesture la tarjeta llegó tarde, pero fue todo un detalle (before n) gesture politics política (f) gestual or del gesto
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    • She remembers other gestures of goodwill, including an Italian who took it upon himself to cook lunch for the farmer and his family while they were at church.
    • Sometimes, youngsters convey through their simple gestures what many adults can never express in a thousand words.
    • In a gesture of goodwill, a 24-hour internet cafe and a finance company in Edinburgh have offered US citizens free internet access to contact their loved ones.
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    • There was no indication that these paltry and tardy gestures have had any effect in dampening the mass protest movement.
    • A Department of Justice spokesperson rejected suggestions the move was a political gesture which would prove unrealistic when challenged.
    • He denied the move was a political gesture.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of gesture in Spanish:

gesture2

vi

  • hacer* gestos she gestured in my direction me hizo señas I gestured to them to be quiet les hice señas para que se callaran
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    • Gavin kicked her leg under the table, gesturing to their glaring father meaningfully.
    • Edwards, as nearly as I can tell, never utters a word without one or more hands gesturing in some significant, word-intensifying manner.
    • ‘No need to pay,’ he said, gesturing at the tables and chairs, ‘this is my home.’

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.