gesture

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make (a gesture) at (one)

To create a sign, symbol, or gesture with one's hands and display it in one's direction. The student was sent to the principal's office for making rude gestures at the teacher from the back of class. You do realize that you look like idiots making gang signs at each other like that, don't you?
See also: make

token gesture

an action or a decision that is so small or inconsequential as to be only symbolic. Offering to pay for my dinner was only a token gesture. That does little to make up for my inconvenience.
See also: gesture, token