At Slate, Matthew Yglesias called the gesture simply “absurd.”
Sam, however, does not appreciate the gesture and is determined to figure out who was behind the typed out letter.
I do everything fast (I talk fast, type fast, move fast)—I also gesture a lot.
His gesture is so bold it has a whiff of sacrilege, not just of art-world rebellion.
Although largely symbolic, the gesture met a terrific reception from a culture that cherishes relationships.
But Shenac put his words aside with a gesture of indifference.
Mary raised her head, haughtily, with a gesture of high disdain.
His gesture, his courage, the look in his eye, would have made the wildest pony quail.
Gilder made a gesture of irritation, as he sank into the chair at his desk.
She imagined some great, vague gesture; not an incident, but a gesture; and it hung in the air suspended like a shadow.
early 15c., "manner of carrying the body," from Medieval Latin gestura "bearing, behavior," from Latin gestus "gesture, carriage, posture" (see gest). Restricted sense of "a movement of the body or a part of it" is from 1550s; figurative sense of "action undertaken in good will to express feeling" is from 1916.
1540s, from gesture (n.). Related: Gestured; gesturing.