What does gest mean?

Definitions for gestdʒɛst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gest.


  1. gest(Noun)

    A gesture or action.

  2. gest(Noun)

    A story or adventure; a verse or prose romance.

  3. Origin: From geste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gest(noun)

    a guest

  2. Gest(noun)

    something done or achieved; a deed or an action; an adventure

  3. Gest(noun)

    an action represented in sports, plays, or on the stage; show; ceremony

  4. Gest(noun)

    a tale of achievements or adventures; a stock story

  5. Gest(noun)

    gesture; bearing; deportment

  6. Gest(noun)

    a stage in traveling; a stop for rest or lodging in a journey or progress; a rest

  7. Gest(noun)

    a roll recting the several stages arranged for a royal progress. Many of them are extant in the herald's office

  8. Origin: [OF. geste exploit. See Jest.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gest

    jest, n. (Shak.). Same as Gist.

  2. Gest

    jest, n. an exploit: demeanour, bearing: a tale of adventure, a romance.—Gesta Romanorum ('deeds of the Romans'), the title of a collection of short stories and legends in Latin, with moralisations appended, which probably took its present form in England about the beginning of the 14th century. [L. gesta, things done—gerĕre, gestum, to bear.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gest in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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