One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounNorth American
1Follow-through movement after throwing or hitting a ball.‘when Fisk hit that dramatic home run, it was moving to see him using body English to try to keep it from going foul’
- ‘He rarely got up except to offer some body English for long-range shots and to implore his troops to ‘Go!’’
- ‘This will often require substantial patience, careful alignment, and a bit of body English.’
- ‘His booming voice was complemented by a genius for body English.’
2‘the President used voice tonality and body English to imply indirectly that he was concerned about racism’another term for body language
- ‘The scene where Mrs. Nelson confronts Emma is superbly acted out with very little dialogue between the two women, but primarily with body English and facial expressions.’
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