gesture

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈd͡ʒest͡ʃə/ or /ˈdʒɛs.tʃə(r)/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈdʒɛs.tʃɚ/ or /ˈdʒɛs.tʃɝ/
  • (file)

Note on the Pronunciation[change]

  • Gesture is pronounced with a soft 'g' as /ˈdʒes.tʃər/ but in some parts of the UK, and the rest of the world, it is pronounced with a hard 'g' as /ˈges.tʃər/ due to the different regional dialects.

Verb[change]

Plain form
gesture

Third-person singular
gestures

Past tense
gestured

Past participle
gestured

Present participle
gesturing

  1. A hand sign for friendly communication.
    Our old neighbor gestured to us across the road.