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gesture, jester
gesture (JES chuhr) (noun)
Movement of body parts, arms, hands, to communicate information: The man used a gesture to indicate in which direction we should go to catch our bus.
jester (JES tuhr) (noun)
Someone who acts in a foolish manner attempting to be witty or playful: In medieval castles, a jester was often expected to entertain guests.

The court jester made an odd gesture that amused the king.

—Callie Cardamon

During the entertainment, the court jester used a silly gesture that made every one laugh.