Definition of gestural in US English:

gestural

adjective

  • See gesture

    • ‘There have been many gestural attempts to endow some buildings and the institutions that they house with significance through architectural symbolism.’
    • ‘A similar story may be told about the gestural communication of chimpanzees.’
    • ‘Gesturese is a physical manifestation of baby speak which modifies gestural communication for young children.’
    • ‘As the title suggests, this is a highly gestural show, and this premiere production incorporates plenty of movement, as well as music.’
    • ‘Yee has brushed thick gestural strokes of bright colour onto existing photographs, then re-produced these unique combined images in another photograph.’

Pronunciation

gestural

/ˈdʒɛstʃ(ə)rəl//ˈjesCH(ə)rəl/