Usage examples for gesture

  1. Then again she gave the impatient gesture. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. Nothing in the Revolution, no, not to a phrase or a gesture, not to the fashion of a hat or a shoe, was left to accident. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  3. He turned to me with an impatient gesture. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  4. Pauline made a gesture with her hands. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  5. Synesius rose, with a gesture of surprise, and hurried towards the door. – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  6. With a gesture toward one of the windows, he backed quickly out, leaving me to face the situation alone. – The House in the Mist by Anna Katharine Green
  7. Her amazement increased when, to pay for the wine he had ordered, her companion threw on to the table a bank- note with a gesture absolutely careless. – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  8. Bobby's grandfather hesitated just a little and was about to make a gesture of refusal, when, seeing their mother shake her head, he kissed the children's red cheeks and said, with a shake in his voice, " You dear children, I'll keep these and your letter, as long as I live, so as not to forget your faith in me." – What Two Children Did by Charlotte E. Chittenden
  9. Naturally by far the most important part of this was gesture. – The Dramatic Values in Plautus by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  10. " So if you would like to give me-" She made a gesture. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  11. With a really impressive gesture she dragged the rings from the fingers, first of one hand, then of the other, and flung them on the ground at Gorman's feet. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  12. She made a helpless gesture. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  13. In this simple gesture she had broken down as she had never broken down in her life before. – One Day At Arle by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  14. The gesture of grief. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  15. He took the gesture for consent. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  16. " You come with me," he said, with a gesture in the sign language. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  17. She interrupted him with a gesture. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  18. She still made no answer; instead she shook her head with an impatient gesture. – Studies in love and in terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes