English Verbs of Body Movement | Vocabulary

This lesson provides useful verbs of body movement you should know in English.

Verbs to Express Body Movement

  • Tap – move your feet to the beat of music
  • Kick – use your feet to make something move
  • Limp – walk with difficulty because your leg or foot is injured
  • Paddle – walk in the sea with bare feet (but still wearing trousers, etc)
  • Wave – when you move your hand (or hands) in the air to attract attention or to say goodbye
  • Stroke – use long movements of your hand down someone’s skin (or an animal’s fur)
  • Tickle – lightly touch someone to make them laugh (because their skin is sensitive)
  • Pat – touch someone or something lightly with your open hand
  • Slap – use your open hand to hit someone or something
  • Punch – use your closed hand (fist) to hit someone or something
  • Rip – tear something using both hands
  • Scratch – use your nails on something
  • Grab – take something quickly with your hand
  • Flick – move something small away from you using your thumb and middle finger

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