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thrusting

Definitions of thrusting
  1. noun
    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    “he made a thrusting motion with his fist”
    synonyms: jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust
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    type of:
    gesture
    motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
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