EMBLEM By N., Sam M.S. - 84 A gesture we use in place of words such as nodding for yes. See non-verbal lanhuage. EMBLEM: "Joe used an emblem for goodbye by waving." Related Psychology Terms LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS READABILITY RESEARCH APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) GESTURE NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR LEARNING ADDS BODY LANGUAGE (Organ Language) AUTOCLITIC Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EMBLEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/emblem/ (accessed June 30, 2022).