Relating to bodily movements or gestures, especially in dancing.

[From obsolete gest, bearing, from French geste, from Old French, from Latin gestus; see gesture.]


(ˈdʒɛstɪk) or


relating to gestures or body movements


(ˈdʒɛs tɪk)

also ges′ti•cal,

pertaining to bodily motions, esp. in dancing.
[1755–65; obsolete gest deportment (< Middle French geste < Latin gestus movement of the limbs, performance =ges-, variant s. of gerere (see gest) + -tus suffix of v. action) + -ic]
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Be that as it may, within the literary domain, literary works in turn take on different textual manifestations in different literary genres: poetry exploits musical properties and a very condensed language as its most prominent features; literary prose--however liberated from certain textual poetical restraints--is still characterized for its phonetic and cohesive effects, thematic concentration, connotative and symbolic power, and structure and style (Newmark, 1988, 1993); drama is gestic and differs from the two other genres on account of its inherent duality of language and acoustic and visual expression (Piette, 2005).
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An example of gestic meaning deduced from music and dance can be given as such:
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