Usage examples for gesture

  1. " So if you would like to give me-" She made a gesture. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  2. Then again she gave the impatient gesture. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  3. " You come with me," he said, with a gesture in the sign language. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  4. She interrupted him with a gesture. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. He turned to me with an impatient gesture. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  8. And besides that I'm going to-" She stopped and flung out her hands with a familiar gesture. – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  9. Pauline made a gesture with her hands. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  10. She still made no answer; instead she shook her head with an impatient gesture. – Studies in love and in terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. She made a helpless gesture. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  14. He shrugged his shoulders, the gesture with which he always met a scolding, and did not answer. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  15. He took the gesture for consent. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  16. The gesture of grief. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  17. Synesius rose, with a gesture of surprise, and hurried towards the door. – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  18. 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
  19. Naturally by far the most important part of this was gesture. – The Dramatic Values in Plautus by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  20. 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